Take one part- plot pattern -- from O'Hara's THE FARMER'S HOTEL, and three parts- mood and characters and regional...

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Take one part- plot pattern -- from O'Hara's THE FARMER'S HOTEL, and three parts- mood and characters and regional background- from his own STATE FAIR, and you have a natural in a story of people caught in a farmhouse by a storm. All of them thought they wanted to be somewhere else. There's a hopeful politician and his spoiled daughter; there's a woman of questionable virtue who thinks she wants one thing and goes after another; there are feuding neighbors; and there's the farmer's granddaughter, heading for a musical career in New York. It is all kept clean and the finale is heartwarming.

Pub Date: April 7, 1955

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Doubleday

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1, 1955