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The History of Gutta-Percha Willie (1873)

by George MacDonald

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When he had been at school for about three weeks, the boys called him Six-fingered Jack; but his real name was Willie, for his father and mother gave it him - not William, but Willie, after a brother of his father, who died young, and had always been called Willie.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 117668681X, Paperback)

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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In this 1873 short novel for children--by an author who influenced Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and many other fantasy writers--young Willie's wise father, a doctor, lets his son learn by himself how to first work with his hands, then his mind. His resulting benefit Willie, his family, and the world at large.… (more)

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