What Every Woman Knows

by  J. M. Barrie

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 3f

The story of the development of a humorless young Scotchman whose great political success is due entirely to his wife.

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What Every Woman Knows

by  J. M. Barrie

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    6m, 3f

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The story of the development of a humorless young Scotchman whose great political success is due entirely to his wife. A young and very earnest Scotch youth steals into the home of well-to-do people in order to get books to help him get on in the world. He is caught in the act and makes an agreement with the family whereby they are to support him until he gets his start. In return for this, he is to marry the very plain daughter of the family. He sticks to his promise, and the woman makes him a success. In the end he comes to realize the great charm and remarkable ability of the girl who has helped him.
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J. M. Barrie

ABOUT THE AUTHOR All children, except one, grow up James Matthew Barrie was born in the small weaving town of Kirriemuir, Scotland, on 9th May 1860, the ninth of ten children of a handloom weaver. For the first six years of his life, James lived in the shadow of his mother’s love for his older brother David. Tragical ...

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