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Checkmated by Fate single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1889... 1889 Checkmated by Fate
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A Philadelphia orphan takes a position as governess at a large country house to improve her health after two years school teaching. She quickly warms to her loving but deformed charge, and the child's widowed father is attracted to her. The schemes of his mother-in-law and sister-in-law to marry him to their own family again involve them dismissing the governess - but true love triumphs. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 24 no. 284 January 1889 Z1080955 1889 periodical issue 1889 pg. 248-255
Last amended 7 Mar 2005 15:06:58
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
    United States of America (USA),
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