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The Wreck of the Red Bird: A Story of the Carolina Coast (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Wreck of the Red Bird: A Story of the Carolina CoastGuilford dudley eggleston, to whom it belonged in a peculiar sense. He was only nine years old, but he was my tenderly loved com panion, and was in no small degree the creator of this story. He gave it the title it bears; he dis cussed with me every incident in it and every page was written with reference to his wishes and his pleasure. There is not a paragraph here which does not hold for me some with reference to his wishes and his pleasure. There is not a paragraph here which does not hold for me some reminder of the noblest, man liest, most unselfish boy I have ever known. Ah, woe is me! He who was my, companion is my dear dead boy now, and I am sure that I only act for him as he would wish, in inscribing the story that was so peculiarly his to the boy whom he loved best, and.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more