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It's All in the Family

It's All in the Family

by Margaret Millar

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Out of print for decades, and extremely hard to find until now, Margaret Millar’s bestselling and only book-length foray into children’s literature stars a precocious (maybe pernicious) young girl named Priscilla, whose flair for the dramatic is matched only by her preternatural intellect.  

A humorous yet touching children’s novel about a precocious and mercurial young girl named Priscilla and her oh-so-patient family. Priscilla, a little morose and very dramatic, is a headstrong kid with a flair for hyperbole and designs on life that seem to outgrow her family’s traditional lifestyle by the minute. This semi-autobiographical story was a bestseller in its day and remains a delightful depiction of a pre-war childhood, even if the protagonist skews more Wednesday Addams than Dorothy Gale of Kansas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681990231
Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/04/2020
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Margaret Millar (1915-1994) was the author of 27 books and a masterful pioneer of psychological mysteries and thrillers. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, she spent most of her life in Santa Barbara, California, with her husband Ken Millar, who is better known by his nom de plume of Ross MacDonald. Her 1956 novel Beast in View won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. In 1965 Millar was the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year Award and in 1983 the Mystery Writers of America awarded her the Grand Master Award for Lifetime Achievement. Millar’s cutting wit and superb plotting have left her an enduring legacy as one of the most important crime writers of both her own and subsequent generations.