The Unspeakable Perk
by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1916
Number of pages: 314
In this charming and quirky romance, beautiful heiress Polly Brewster is willing to go to the ends of the earth to evade her annoying trio of suitors. She winds up in a tropical paradise that is being torn asunder by political conflict -- and in this unlikeliest of settings, she happens to cross paths with the man of her dreams.
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