This book depicts the awful but amusing circumstances of William Sylvanus Baxter’s first love. He is smitten by the charms of Lola Pratt, who talks baby talk to her dog and many admirers. If certain racial insensitivities offend you, let us rejoice over the distance we have come! AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE ONLY.
…Gibson founded Audio Book Contractors, which sells…:unabridged, unmodernized’ classics, which means preserving the unfashionable bigotries of books such as Booth Tarkington’s “Seventeen”…”I believe in showing where we’ve been and how far we’ve come and how we’re progressing,” Gibson says, sounding asif she is reading from the Constitution.
Article, “Saving the Classics”