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Golden Dawn vintage book by Peter B Kyne circa 1930 about an adopted heiress with a split personality.

Golden Dawn vintage book by Peter B Kyne circa 1930 about an adopted heiress with a split personality.

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Theodore Gatlin adopts a baby, “Penelope," in an effort to solve his matrimonial troubles. But his wife has never wanted her, and their affairs end In the divorce court. At a baseball game a ball strikes ten-year-old Penelope on the nose. Mrs. Gatlin spirits the child to Europe. Gatlin wills Penelope all his money, and is about to begin a search for her when a motor accident ends his life. Some ten years later. In San Francisco, Stephen Burt, rising young psychiatrist, la presented by Dan McNamara, chief of police, with a new patient—Nance Belden, a girl with a dual personality, for which her “saddle nose" is in part responsible. McNamara does not think she is a criminal and obtains Burt's testimony In court. Danny, the doctor's office nurse, is also won over. Nance’s criminal record outweighs Doctor Burt's explanation of her case and she Is sent to San Quentin penitentiary Nance escapes, although shot, and goes to Danny's apartment, from which, by MeNamara's orders, she is removed to the chief's home. From one of the men In the boat on which the girl escaped McNamara learns that Nance’s real name ! Penelope Oatlln. He also discovers that she is heiress . Fearful of McNamara, in his official capacity, Nance flees. Danny finds her In her apartment, sound asleep. Several days later her partially restored memory leads her to tell Danny of her wealthy father, Theodore Gatlin, ana of her girlhood In France.

CONDITION: VG- *Please see pictures*
Please see all pictures and noted condition. Grading scale:
- Fine: Unused, like new, without any flaws.
- VG+ (Very Good +): May have been opened & read, but no defects to the book, jacket or pages. Shows some small signs of wear but no tears on binding or paper. ⭐️
- VG (Very Good): More obvious signs of use with no significant creasing or defects.
- VG- (Very Good): Worn. Defects are noted.
- Poor / Fair / Former Library Book: Worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, have loose binding.

To preserve the condition of your book, place your book upright on a shelf with the spine facing outward. Books should be firmly pressed together but not wedged in tightly, which causes stress on the bindings. Shelves should not be exposed to direct sunlight and should be in a dry, insect-free location.

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