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When Winter Comes to Main Street


Excerpt: ...UNDER THE HERMES THAT WHICH HATH WINGS A SAILOR'S HOME THE EVE OF PASCUA THE VILLA OF THE PEACOCK THE JUST STEWARD Plays: NITOCRIS DRURY LANE PANTOMIME, PUSS IN BOOTS DR. AND MRS. NEILL A MOTHER OF THREE A MATCHMAKER THE BISHOP'S EYE THE FOREST LOVERS A MAKER OF COMEDIES THE BOND OF NIKON A TENEMENT TRAGEDY 211 Sources on Richard Dehan Who's Who in England. THE BOOKMAN for February, 1913 (Volume XXXVI, pp. 595-6), also brief mention in THE BOOKMAN for September and October, 1912. Private Information. 212 Chapter XIV WITH FULL DIRECTIONS i I have read the book called Civilization in the United States, a collection of essays by various Americans, and count the time well spent chiefly because, at the end of the chapter on "Sport," I came upon these words by Ring W. Lardner: "The best sporting fiction we know of, practically the only sporting fiction an adult may read without fear of stomach trouble, is contained in the collected works of the late Charles E. Van Loan." This is expert testimony, if there is such a thing. The books Mr. Lardner referred to are published in a five-volume memorial edition consisting of: FORE! GOLF STORIES SCORE BY INNINGS: BASEBALL STORIES OLD MAN CURRY: RACETRACK STORIES TAKING THE COUNT: PRIZE RING STORIES BUCK PARVIN: STORIES OF THE MOTION PICTURE GAME. 213 This collected edition was published by George H. Doran Company with the arrangement that every cent above actual cost should go to Mrs. Van Loan and her children. William T. Tilden, 2nd, was winner of the world's tennis championship in 1920 and 1921. With W. M. Johnston he was winner of the Davis cup in the same years. He also won the United States championship in those years. His book, The Art of Lawn Tennis, published in 1921, was republished in 1922. The revised edition included chapters on the winning of the Davis cup and on the world's and the United States championships, on Mrs. Mallory's play in the... Hide synopsis

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