Book Review Digest Volume 2

Book Review Digest Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of the simple' as a sociological study lies in the ethics and ideals that are of indigenous growth, and not transplanted or imposed from without." + lnd. 60: 514. Mr. 1, '06. 500w. "About the most interesting story that we have come across in a long time. it is something better than interesting--it is suggestive, encouraging and inspiring, the kind of a book that renews one's trust In the saving grace of the human heart." + N. Y. Times. 11: 79. F. 10, '06. 670w. "A little too much of the atmosphere of the old-fashioned Sunday-school book to be a good story" (-Outlook. 82:94. Ja. 13, '06. 90w. + R. of Rt. 33: 761. Je. '06. 40w. Kimball, George Selwyn. Jay Gould Harmon with Maine folks: a picture of life in the Maine woods. $1.50. Clark. "Jay Gould Harmon is a fine, manly character, and piays his part among the rough and trying incidents of the Maine logging camps in a way that excites the admiration even of those men born and brought up in a land where fearless courage is an everyday characteristic.... The book contains a little of everything from a love affair to a baseball game."--ind. "A useful and convenient handbook to an interesting and somewhat neglected subject." H' nry B. Wheatly. 4-Acad. 71:49I. N. 17. '06. 2130w. "There is a noticeable flavor of the dime novel about it." r lnd. 59: 1346. D. 7, '05. 120w. "The book shows some merit, but it strikes one that the author would have succeeded very much better in his purpose, if he could have found some other means of bringing out the characteristics of his 'Down-Easters' tfian by setting up in their midst some painfully unreal city folks and drawing theatrical contrasts." (-N. Y. Times. 11: 98. F. 17, 06. 540w. King, Charles....show more

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  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 762g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628217
  • 9781236628213