Penny and Tippy Parrish Series
Long interested in both the theatre and in writing, Janet Lambert effected a happy compromise by early deciding to become an actress and to write her own plays. During her acting career, she achieved her dream of playing with Walker Whiteside and appeared on Broadway. Marriage to the boy from back home, Colonel Lambert--then a captain--put an end to her stage career.
It was then that she turned again to writing, this time creating the stories for her daughter that would soon endear her to a much larger audience. The backgrounds of many of Mrs. Why did we fall in love with those characters and the world they lived in?
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Maybe part of it was the mystique of the military. When we were growing up in the late 50's and throughout the 60's, we believed wholeheartedly in the goodness of the military. We didn't really understand the reality of war, except when a much loved character would die. It wasn't always a safe world she created.
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At the same time, her characters took on their challenges with grace and enthusiasm for the most part. Janet Lambert wrote about veterans living with pain from their wounds, death, the effects of war on the losing country - she handled big subjects, and she made them personal and intimate in their impact on character and reader alike.
Mic and I laughed at ourselves, because we needed a box of tissues nearby every time we read Don't Cry Little Girl. We talked about the Parrishes and the Jordons as if they were our own family. Janet Lambert was a world-builder and a developer of wonderful characters, not all of them nice.
Gwen Jordon takes the prize for complexity, though there are a few others who give her a run for her money. One of the most interesting is Davy Parrish, son of David, the hero of the first book. Lambert's works, best known as the Penny and Tippy Parrish series, focused on the lives and coming-of-age choices of the wives and children, especially the daughters, of U. She married Kent Craig Lambert — on January 1, Serving in World War I , he continued his Army career as a cavalry officer.
His last posting was as post commander of Fort Jay , Governors Island , in New York City where he retired at the rank of colonel in after 34 years active duty. A photograph of Janet and Kent's formal military farewell from Fort Jay and the Army illustrated the dust jacket of one of her books.
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