Larry Dexter And The Stolen Boy, Or, A Young Reporter On The Lakes

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byHoward Roger Garis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1912 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV A HAPPY MOTHER--CONCLUSION "and So they came ashore in a small boat," mused Larry, as he neared the hotel. "I begin to see what happened. Either their machinery gave out, and they had to leave their craft, or they were afraid to land in her, for fear of arousing suspicion. But I think this is the beginning of the end." He walked up to the clerk's desk in the hotel. "Two men and a boy," began Larry briskly. "The boy is ill. You have them here?" He was determined to play a bold game now. It was near the end, he believed, and there was no time for dilly-dallying. He must chance all on a single throw. True, he might be mistaken, but the signs of the trail looked good. "Yes, they are here," replied the hotel clerk. "The boy was quite ill, but I believe he is better now. He was sick on the water, they said. Italians, all of them, if I'm any judge. They spoke of getting a doctor, and if you" "I'll go right up!" exclaimed Larry, anxious to take advantage of the clerk's half-formed idea. "Front!" called the clerk, ringing a bell to summon a boy to escort Larry to the room of the strangers. "Never mind. I can find my way if you tell me the number," interrupted the young reporter. For the work he had in hand he wanted no bell-boy to announce his coming. "All right," spoke the clerk indifferently. "Room ten on the first floor. It's in the rear." "They always seem to choose the rear," mused Larry, as he started up the stairs, for there was no elevator. The hotel was little more than a boarding house. "Always the rear. They want to be in a position to escape if they have to, I guess, as Parloti did before, down the fire-escape. "I wonder if I'll find him here? His name wasn't on the register, though of course he wouldn't go under that name now." Larry had had...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1912 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV A HAPPY MOTHER--CONCLUSION "and So they came ashore in a small boat," mused Larry, as he neared the hotel. "I begin ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217962726

ISBN - 13:9780217962728

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