Under The Open Sky

Nexo, Martin A.

Published by Vanguard, 1938
Condition: Very Good.No Dustjacket Hardcover
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New York. 1938. Vanguard. 1st American Edition. Very Good.No Dustjacket. 27. 330 pages. hardcover. keywords:. inventory # 11988. FROM THE PUBLISHER - This is the true story, without pretense and without posturing, of the life of a little Danish lad, first a sickly infant in the slums of Copenhagen and then winning his way to health and self-confidence as a herd boy on the island of Bornholm. Even if the reader did not know that young Martin, terrorized by a brutal, drunken father, was ultimately to win world-wide fame as an author, his attention would be held by the vivid and realistic picture presented on one hand of life among the dispossessed and on the other of a rude, vigorous and primitive folk eking out an existence from a barren land. The author, his parents, his elder brother, the farmer who later employs him, the maid servants on the farm who embarrass him - all these become alive and memorable people. The book ends on a note of confidence and joy, and when we conclude it we realize that we have been in contact with a great writer and a great soul, and that we have imbibed not only of his knowledge but also of his strength. Bookseller Inventory # 11988

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Title: Under The Open Sky

Publisher: Vanguard

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good.No Dustjacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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