A first volume of verse by a Kentucky youth, and it has a distinctive quality, purity of diction, a certain force and power...

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HOUNDS ON THE MOUNTAIN

A first volume of verse by a Kentucky youth, and it has a distinctive quality, purity of diction, a certain force and power in its very simplicity. For the most part the poems reflect the ruggedness of his country, the familiar things around him, the countryside and its men -- inarticulate, stoic, and finally the coal villages. A blend of beauty with a certain homespun quality, a primitiveness. Watch him! First edition limited to 700 copies.

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15, 1937