Part 2, August 11 Summary
Ashton writes that she is thrilled Stark is happy with her progress on McKenna’s biography, but she has something she cannot wait to tell him. She saw it firsthand, and if she is correct, Stephens & Stark Publishing will have the “publishing coup of the century.” Scholarly papers will be written, degrees will be granted, and Isola Pribby will be sought after by every university, library, and rich private collector in the entire Western Hemisphere.
Pribby was supposed to speak about Pride and Prejudice at last night’s Society meeting, but her goat Ariel ate her notes right before dinner. In her desperate hurry, Pribby grabbed several letters written by her Granny Pheen. When she pulled out the bundle...
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