Publishers Weekly Volume 81

Publishers Weekly Volume 81

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912-01 edition. Excerpt: ... that it arouses indignation. I feel much the same toward john Rawn that I feel toward Squeers or Titlebat Titmouse--the desire to "get at him." Such men exist, and our present institutions foster their development greatly. WILLIAM. GAYNOR Mayor of New York City. I have read John Ra-wn. It is certainly an interLSlii1g book from beginning to end. The striking fact with which it ends, namely, the murder of Halsey by the eople of the factory, whom he had always fought or and defended. is lamentable, but real life to-day furnishes such object-lessons. the same as history does from the beginning. But it is to be hoped that the time will come when the people will be able to see who their true friends are. Now they run oii with any dcmagogue scamp who comes along. WILLIAM J. GILTHORPE International Secretary-Treaaurer of Brotherhood of Boiler Makers Iron Ship Builders an Helpers, Kansas City, Kansas. John RGi1'fl is one of the most novel productions from the pen of man that 1 have yet seen. The author deliberately depicts all circumstances with a deliberate sketch of each of the parties making up his story. He does it in such a natural and matter of fact way that it is refreshing, amusing, and instructive to the readers. It is something new, that we do not have, not the old style of fiction, all real goods and it brings everything so nicely to the finishing point that really he is to be congratulated. PETER S. GROSSCUP U. 8. Circuit Judge, Chicago. I have read John Rawn, Prominent Citizen. Hough's literary style has always pleased me. Every sentence goes straight to its point with a certain electrical energy that illuminates it also. The character of Rawn is well drawn, though I do not think there are many men in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 866 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,515g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888537
  • 9781236888532