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Daughter of the Coast Guard

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Title:Daughter of the Coast Guard
Author:
Anderson, Betty Baxter  Writing under the pseudonym: Baxter, Betty   
Published:   1938
Publisher:The Goldsmith Publishing Company
Tags:fiction, young adult
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It’s set in a rural part of the southern peninsula of Michigan, on the shore of Lake Michigan, at an unspecified time right around the time it was published – 1938. The heroine is Cherry Hudson, youngest member and only daughter of the family that runs the local newspaper. She dreams of being a reporter, of writing feature articles and getting a “scoop” big enough to be sent to the wire services. Her best friend is Winnifred Lott, the almost comically tomboy daughter of the local Coast Guard station commander, who drives a convertible nicknamed the Gas Gull. Half the book “Win” spends driving Cherry around; the other half she’s pursuing the nautical half of the plot. The two girls’ families account for most of the rest of the named characters; add in a couple of classmates, and the cast is complete.--From http://www.slugsite.com/archives/1560. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Anderson, Betty Baxter

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Betty Baxter Anderson (1908-1966) was an American author of books for young women. Born in Cornell, Iowa, she earned a Master of Arts from the University of San Diego College for Women. Her books were unusual for the time because she put the lead female characters in traditionally male type roles. (University of Iowa, Iowa City Press-Citizen)

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