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Dog People Merry McInerney-Whiteford

Dog People

Merry McInerney-Whiteford

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ISBN : 9780312856991
Hardcover
288 pages
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The Dalton house, built almost 300 years ago by 12-year-old Trisha Daltons ancestors, is the setting for the unravelling of Trishas family under the pressure of cocktail hours that grow ever longer, gambling debts that grow larger, and bonds ofMoreThe Dalton house, built almost 300 years ago by 12-year-old Trisha Daltons ancestors, is the setting for the unravelling of Trishas family under the pressure of cocktail hours that grow ever longer, gambling debts that grow larger, and bonds of love and loyalty that grow weaker.Growing up, Trisha learns the story of Sara Wilde, her many greats aunt who lived in the same house when it was new. A suitor had offered Saras father an important tract of land in exchange for Saras hand in marriage and Saras father agreed. But when she refused the suitor, the suitor had her hanged as a witch. Saras father, instead of coming to her defense, chose the land over his daughter.Now Trishas father has to recover a big piece of the family land that he lost gambling. He decides to take the family to Atlantic City one Easter so that he can gamble. He is planning on winning a lot of money. He is planning on getting his land back.