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The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, Book 6) (original 1931; edition 2007)

by Carolyn Keene (Author)

Series: Nancy Drew (6)

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Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will.
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Title:The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, Book 6)
Authors:Carolyn Keene (Author)
Info:Grosset & Dunlap (1931), 192 pages
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  BooksInMirror | Feb 19, 2024 |
i just finished the original! ( )
  alison-rose | May 22, 2023 |
Typical Nancy. Sometimes I just want to listen to something that I know what to expect will happen. ( )
  BoundTogetherForGood | Apr 25, 2022 |
Nancy gets into quite a spot of danger, but luckily she is equally good at making new friends and solving mysteries. ( )
  Victinerary | Mar 23, 2022 |
Im not sure what the most appropriate way to deal with this would be but I found the fact that this book repeatedly uses the term "oriental" to describe East Asian people and things not ok. I understand its inclusion in the original but I read a modern edition (an audiobook narrated by Laura Linney actually) and edits should have been made. Mention the change in a footnote or preface maybe, whatever needs to be done to avoid leaving a racist and outdated term unacknowledged in a childrens book. I know when I was a kid I got a lot of vocab from what I was reading and used it in conversation, you do the math.

In regards to the actual story, it was ok but who's bright idea was it to have Nancy and the gang dress up as the klan to spy on people? ( )
  mutantpudding | Dec 26, 2021 |
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Keene, Carolynprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chazelle, AlbertIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cross, AmandaIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Linney, LauraReadersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tandy, Russell H.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"That Oriental-looking clerk in the perfume shop certainly acted mysterious," Bess Marvin declared, as she and her two friends ended their shopping trip and hurried down the street to the railroad station.
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