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By James Thomas Flexner

James Thomas Flexner has been a certified author for many of his grownup existence. After numerous years spent on the urban table on the ny usher in Tribune after graduating from Harvard college, Flexner went directly to turn into certainly one of America's finest historians. He has written with nice contrast in a distinct kind obtainable to and loved via the coed and basic reader, twenty-six books within the fields of yankee background and artwork. even if he's mostly identified for his kistorical books, significantly his four-volume biography of George Washington, Flexner has written in lots of varieties and for lots of shops. He has written for print and tv; he has been a lecturer, columnist, reviewer, andeven a fiction author. amassed listed below are samplings of Flexner's literary accomplishments all through his lengthy occupation (spanning over 60 years). In Random Harvest you can find items that seemed in Esquire Magaine, Time, the hot York instances, commute and rest, or even television consultant. integrated is an essay on George Washington and Watergate, at the artwork of biography, and plenty of extra. For the fan of Flexner, American background, and the artwork of a author, in Random Harvest there's something to be loved for everybody.

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But "Copey" cannot hide his light under a bushel, for the light is too strong. Little by little the whole world is beginning to learn about the personal triumph of this retiring little man, who has written few books himself, but many through his disciples. The most famous of the books that "Copey" has writtenfor he did write someis The Copeland Reader, an anthology of his favorite selections for reading aloud. This had become standard all over the country for oral recitations. He is also the author of The Life of Edwin Booth and the editor with various collaborators of The Letters of Thomas Carlyle to His Youngest Sister, Tennyson's The Princess; Representative Biographies, and Selections from Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley and Keats.

Right under the shadow of the subway is a chicken coop inhabited by two dozen chickens who cannot get used to the trains. Mrs. Benedeto stood in a shed washing tomatoes. She would not be sorry to see the place sold, she insisted. She did not like to have people saying "Mr. and Mrs. " People lost caste in the city if they are farmers, she said. When the place was sold her husband would get a job in an office and then things would be better. "And, anyway, things have not been very good for farmers this year," she continued.

Why, Mr. Broun," he cried, "don't you know me? Only a week ago when your picture was in a tabloid I was standing right behind you. And it came out in the paper. " With a sage nod, the old man walked off whistling. Departs with Good Wishes The cellar where Broun was holding court was a large room with white-washed walls. The entire floor space was covered with blankets, each containing a man. Some slept, a few stared sullenly at the roof, but most of them swapped stories of their experiences. Not one but had immediate hopes for the future.

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