Despereaux in Real Life

Those who have read the book (which is FAR superior to the movie) will know what I mean when they read this:

Man Allegedly Tries to Sell Daughter Into Marriage for Beer


Police have arrested a Greenfield man for allegedly arranging to sell his 14-year-old daughter into marriage in exchange for $16,000, 100 cases of beer and several cases of meat.

It’s not a tablecloth, a hen, and a handful of cigarettes, but it’s close.

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