The Daredevil

Maria Thompson DAVIESS (1872 - 1924)

Roberta, daughter of an American soldier and a French marquise, is returning to the childhood home of her father after his death in the Great War. Upon reaching New York she realizes that her Uncle, a woman-hater, has confused the genders of her and her small crippled brother. In order to please her Uncle and ensure medical treatment for Pierre, she becomes "Robert", his nephew. In her new identity she secures supplies for France, has many hilarious close-calls, and manages to fall in love with the Governor. - Summary by LikeManyWaters

Genre(s): Romance, Published 1900 onward

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Sparkling Waves over High Explosives LikeManyWaters
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Play 02 Vive La France LikeManyWaters
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Play 03 That Mr. G. Slade of Detroit LikeManyWaters
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Play 04 The Impossible Uncle Robert LikeManyWaters
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Play 05 ''Here's My Boy, Governor'' LikeManyWaters
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Play 06 ''We Both Need You'' LikeManyWaters
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Play 07 The Girl Bunch LikeManyWaters
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Play 08 In the Dress of Magnificence LikeManyWaters
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Play 09 ''O'er the Land of the Free-'' LikeManyWaters
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Play 10 Vitriol and the Hoodoo LikeManyWaters
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Play 11 Business and Pie LikeManyWaters
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Play 12 The Beautiful Madam Whitworth LikeManyWaters
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Play 13 Brothers by Bloodshed LikeManyWaters
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Play 14 To Bear Men and to Save Them LikeManyWaters
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Play 15 ''Behold, I Am a Spy!'' LikeManyWaters
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Play 16 ''Immediately I Come to You!'' LikeManyWaters
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Play 17 The Tall Timbers of Old Harpeth LikeManyWaters
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Play 18 The Camp Heaven LikeManyWaters
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Play 19 All is Lost LikeManyWaters
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Play 20 ''You Are-Myself!'' LikeManyWaters
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