My Mother Is a Violent Woman

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Abstract

Tommy Wadelton writes humorous anecdotes about his childhood from when he was 13-year-old. A story about family and their travels, halfway through the book in Chapter 7, he talks about the family trip to Florida and time spent in St. Augustine during Easter break.

Local locations visited or mentioned in the text include the St. Johns River, the Hotel Ponce de Leon, the Castillo de San Marcos, the Oldest House, Cathedral Basilica, Tolomato Cemetery, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, Anastasia Island, and the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Identifier

PS3545 .A225 M8 1940

Access Rights

This item is part of the Circulating Collection and can be checked out with a valid Flagler ID. Non-Flagler affiliates will need to request this book through their local library's Inter-Library Loan program.

Contributor

George T. Hartmann, illustrator

Title

My Mother Is a Violent Woman

Publisher

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.

Format

Hardcover book

Language

English

Subject

Comedy or Humor
Travel
Youth

Coverage

1912-1975

Accrual Method

Purchased

Has Format

Available for free on HathiTrust.

References

Gardner, Janette C. An Annotated Bibliography of Florida Fiction, 1801-1980. St. Petersburg, FL: Little Bayou Press, 1983.

Mason, Walter Scott. The People of Florida as Portrayed in American Fiction. Nashville, TN: George Peabody College for Teachers, 1949.

Bibliographic Citation

Wadelton, Tommy Dorrington. My Mother Is a Violent Woman. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1940.

Citation

Tommy Dorrington Wadelton, “My Mother Is a Violent Woman,” St. Augustine Fiction, accessed July 13, 2024, https://staugustinefiction.omeka.net/items/show/107.

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