Bernadine Pickett reviews books

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Bernadine Pickett reviews books - The Liberty y indicator LIBRARY’S NEW BOOKS...
The Liberty y indicator LIBRARY’S NEW BOOKS REVIEWED icountry From time to time new books are arriving at the library, and from time to time, through the columns of this paper, .Miss Bernadine Bernadine Pickett, librarian, will list a < few of the new’est books and give a synopsis of each. This week she is listing three of the most recent additions to the library and is giv* in.g a brief summary of each: New books include "World’s End" by Upton Sinclair -a .story of a young American moving in jthe highest and most dangerous society in the Eir-opc- of only yesterday. yesterday. The son of a beautiful and impulsive woman and powerful mnniiions king, he wa.-^ privileged to liv(‘ behind the st:enes of world event.s. The story of I.<inny Budd makes a novel in the great narrative narrative tradition but more thmi that, his story summarizes an era. -Another hook of interest entitled entitled ‘‘Canaiia: .Smoiica's Prob- .lein” by John .MacCormac a revealing revealing bistoi'y and survey by the New A’ork Times and Canadian Correspondent 19;{ 11929 .Across the ‘long frontier’ lies tlie in the Western Hemi.s- the third largest in the Its eiiizens play baseball. ^ pliere. world. drink rye, hold up their pant.s with belts and behave in a hundred ether bke their neighbors of !the South. But (hey air« funda- mentally Engli.shim'n and treason in (Mnada never means anytliing btif treason against England. This greaf unfortified border has be- u'Oine a world symbol of peace; yet i in the comparatively brief history iWorld two wars have j been fought across that border atxl I three other majorConflicts have 'been avoided by only the narrow»*st margins. Canada today is an integral integral part of ,i Europ<>an war. supplying nxm, food, airplaix's, and fuel and opcMin.g its ports to the British fleet. Jtthn .Mfx-Cormac haixib's tbesr- fa<-t.s and dozens more as challenging, with a sureness sureness born of long exiH'iiencc on both sides of Hx* long frontim', “Tix* House of'’ by (lertrude| Etberton. a fine txvve! of today aixl today’s probbmiH. will hr- of ' íutfTí'.sf to mod<>rn readers wliojbix- ai-c aware of the challenge of} changing times. | 'Fix- new Ellery (¿ue*!i my-tro y. i ‘ "The Devil to [’ay," i.s also on ooi ' Rental Shelf.

Clipped from The Liberty Vindicator23 Oct 1940, WedPage 3

The Liberty Vindicator (Liberty, Texas)23 Oct 1940, WedPage 3
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