Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball

Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball

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Excerpt: ...five feet of wall? He could not even take a half-minute to think. The flames might at any second burst through the floor into the room in which the little child had taken refuge. He dared not look down, but in climbing he had noticed that the flames, as the wind swayed them, were sweeping across the ladders. He must decide. His resolve was taken, and he gathered his muscles together for the spring. Now, Bert, you have need to call upon all your resources. Well for you that your training on the diamond has limbered and strengthened your muscles, steadied your nerves, quickened your eye, taught you lightning perception and calculation 103 and decision. You have need of them all now. Courage, Bert! Ready, now! The frantic mother saw him gather himself together and spring to what seemed to be certain death. His fingers grip the window sill, but, as his weight drags upon them, they slip. Ah! he never can hold that smooth surfaceshow more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236729862
  • 9781236729866