Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr. Writing Styles in Belles on Their Toes

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.
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Perspective

This book is written by two of Lillian's children. They wrote from their own experiences as well as those of their siblings.

Most of this novel takes place on the east coast. The family resides in Montclair, New Jersey in the same house that they lived in before their father died. They vacation in Nantucket in the summer, and do their clothes shopping in New York. The town they live in is small enough for them to know many of the people in the town, yet it's large enough to have cabs.

Mother has to travel around the country and to Europe for her job. She takes a boat to Europe so she is gone for long periods of time. The older siblings help take care of the younger ones while she is gone. Relatives in California offered to help with the children after the father died, but...

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