HOME FRONT MEMO by Carl Sandburg


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Collection of minor writings of the past few years, -- radio pieces, speeches, reviews, news notes, brief bits for the paper, some verse -- important chiefly as reflecting Sandburg's own curve of observation and philosophy and opinion during the years of war in the making. They show him first, perhaps, as a good citizen, next as a thoughtful intellectual with a certain perceptiveness, liberalism and humor. He cannot resist digs at his pet hates; on the other side of the ledger, there's a deep emotional quality to his writing. In itself, not a vital book, but part of the Sandburg picture.

Pub Date: Sept. 22nd, 1943
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace