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Samuel Hopkins Adams and the business of writing

by Samuel V. Kennedy

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-363) and index.

      StatementSamuel V. Kennedy, III.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3501.D317 Z73 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 393 p. :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL371340M
      ISBN 100815627998
      LC Control Number98032137

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        ⁠That is as far as Dr. Smith would go. I wonder what he would have said as to the Dr. T. A. Slocum side of the business. Dr. Slocum puts out a "Special Cure Offer" that will snatch you from the jaws of death, on the blanket plan, for $5, and guarantees the cure (or more medicine) for $ A better rounded portrait emerges than from The Woollcott Letters, in this examination in the light of personal liking and knowledge, which is neither prettified nor -in-the-back, but gives a detailed picture of the man, friend and enemy, and salesmen. The conditioning influences of the Phalanx and early loyalties; that made for women, the dangers inherent in his girlish interests, his.


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