Vintage YA Mystery: The Dormitory Mystery in Dust Jacket 1937 by Alice Anson - Novel


Title: The Dormitory Mystery

Author: Alice Anson [Betty Baxter Anderson]

Description: Red pebbled boards with black lettering. Previous owner's name and address on ffep. Pages toned, but clean. Tail of spine shows light wear; front fore-corner slightly bumped. Dust jacket shows light chipping at head and foot of spine and corners; small closed edge tears. DJ in archival sleeve. iii, 208 pp. 7.75 x 5.5 inches.

Alice Anson is a pseudonym of Betty Baxter Anderson (1908-1966), an author of mysteries and career stories for young adults, mostly aimed at girls. Most of her stories featured female lead characters. She was born in Cornell, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa. In 1944, following a stint as a writer and editor for the Iowa City Press-Citizen, she moved to La Jolla, California. She also taught creative writing at the University of San Diego College for Women.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good-

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company
Place: New York
Year: 1937

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Betty Baxter Anderson, Betty Baxter, mystery, stories for girls, young adult, ya, juvenile, fiction, Iowa authors,

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