By Rebecca Baker Thomas
Today used to be that sort of day.
The fact is, earlier than this day, I had by no means even heard of Jessie Cobb. With time, i'd develop to grasp her in detail; and but, there might constantly be whatever mysterious approximately her, anything I by no means could comprehend. The grip she had on
me was once exceedingly strong. That gal thoroughly replaced my life!
Androscoggin's key is in response to the 1900 homicide of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine. The newspaper articles and the characters contained therein are traditionally actual. The newspaper reporter and his relatives are fictional characters whose objective is to inform the tale and provides the environment old context.
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