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ID
b297
Title
"The Picnic."
Genre
Story
Page Count
22
Word Count
5700
Publisher
Argosy
Woman's Journal
Publication Year
1965
Document Types
Comic Fiction

A comic tale of a scheming and eccentric aunt -- not unlike that of another tale of this period, "The Trespasser" -- involving matchmaking, alcohol, and terrible cooking. Bates would revive the character of Aunt Leonora in the 1968 novella "The Chords of Youth." In Woman's Journal (April 1965), Argosy (August 1965), The Wedding Party (1965).