A childhood reminiscence of bustling Oakland in the earthquake era centers on a powerful force in the lives of seamen who...

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SAILORS KISS EVERYBODY

A childhood reminiscence of bustling Oakland in the earthquake era centers on a powerful force in the lives of seamen who came there- for ""Grossie"", the author's grandmother, responded to a quest for a ""place of good influence"" by opening her home to sailors. From the gaiety to the social issues and to the characters vividly described, this is pleasant, with a regional-period flavor.

Pub Date: Aug. 23, 1955

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Macmillan

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1, 1955