The Archive, Vol. 39

The Archive, Vol. 39 : October, 1926 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Archive, Vol. 39: October, 1926 The boy smiled. He took off his hat and packed it with the clothes slung around his back. There was the tan of long days beneath the sun on his cheeks, hiding the tired lines which otherwise would certainly have shown themselves. He was a slight boy, a mere blade of grass in comparison to these weeds of men he traveled with. He glanced furtively at the old man. Across his mind there came that memory of the day when he had first met Dad. Somewhere out in Kansas, two weeks ago - he had never taken the trouble to recall it before. The temperature had been unbearable, nearly a hundred and twenty in the shade, and even the mules that drew the header barge had given away, and it had become necessary to rest them. He remem bered now sitting beneath the wagon, protected from the intense heat, when the old man had come over from the other rack with a cool jug of water which one of the boys had brought from the farmhouse. It was a case of adoption, lie mused, humorously. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 426g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243284675
  • 9780243284672