Answers to job titles quiz

Here are answers to the quiz about job titles that appear in titles of pre-1970 bestselling novels.  Links are provided to reviews of novels that have appeared on this blog earlier.

1) One had a carriage, one had a cloak: bishop [The Bishop’s Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull, 1948 ; In the Bishop’s Carriage, Miriam Michelson, 1904]

2 ) Honeyman: The Keeper of the Bees [Gene Stratton-Porter, 1925]

3) No fletcher, he:  Arrowsmith [Sinclair Lewis, 1925]

4) A jurist without prudence: The Prodigal Judge [Vaughan Kester, 1911]

5) Ralph Connor and Mary Roberts Rinehart wrote of him: doctor [The Doctor, Connor, 1904, and Rinehart; 1936]

6) A prestigious political appointee: ambassador [The Ambassador, Morris West, 1965]

7) White collar criminal: embezzler [The Embezzler, Louis Auchincloss, 1966]

8) An unlikely hero for a Fox: shepherd [The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox Jr.,1904]

9) Wears red hat, may carry a baseball: cardinal [The Cardinal, Henry Morton Robinson, 1951]

10)  They might have made props for a Tennessee Williams play: glass-blowers [The Glass-Blowers , Daphne du Maurier, 1963]

© 2012 Linda Gorton Aragoni

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Linda G. Aragoni

I make big ideas simple for learners. In eight sentences, 34 words, I taught teens and adults to write competently. Now I'm writing guides to turn willing volunteers into great nursing home visitors.

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