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The Story of My Life by Billie Button - Download

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This story was published by the Wisconsin Pearl Button Company, La Crosse Wisconsin in 1914.

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Introduction
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Chapter I
The author tells of his ancestry and pedigree, with side-lights of the habits of a care-free clam.
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Chapter II
Here you meet the Glochidium.
Don't be afraid of his name.
He's harmless.
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Chapter III
The clam's halcyon days —with a forewarning of trouble.
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Chapter IV
A good thing that turned out badly.
The Clam's Calamity. Prizes of Pearls.
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Chapter V
A very important chapter as it chronicles the author's birth.
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Chapter VI
My education begins and I become a real button.
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Chapter VII
Here's where I show the stuff that's in me and give due Credit.
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Chapter VIII
About my birthplace and how they do things in a big button factory.
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Chapter IX
How the Wisconsin Pearl Button Company provides for the Well-being of its Employees.
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Chapter X
A Business that grows fast and an Industry that amounts to something.
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Chapter XI
Being the Epilogue, this is short and ends happily.
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