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luck of the Comstocks

Maribelle Cormack

luck of the Comstocks

a story of Block island

by Maribelle Cormack

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maribelle Cormack and William P. Alexander, illustrated by Hilda Frommholtz.
ContributionsAlexander, William P. 1881-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C8163 Lu
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p. 1 l., 298 p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6422291M
LC Control Number41019199
OCLC/WorldCa9518940

  The Comstocks used recycled telephone poles as posts for the house. Dave Comstock resigned his job as a book designer with the University of California Press in . #2: “Don’t be confused by what looks like luck to you. Lucky people don’t make successful people; people who completely commit themselves to success seem to get lucky in life.” #3: ″Luck is indeed where preparation meets opportunity.″.


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