ONLY THE YOUNG by Elliott Arnold


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A novel of young America -- the scene New York -- the problem in the lives of three men of Communism, Fascism or Democracy as the answer to life's question. Social and economic insecurity during the depression, daily bread lines, senseless deaths, desperation and frustration, all these sights make Robert, young reporter, careless of the need of the girl he loves for the security that marriage would give. It takes two years abroad and the failure of Communism and of Fascism in his eyes, to bring him back to America with the door open to democracy. Propagandist writing, of a kind, modern, stream-lined, written in the unflinching, hard-clipped Hemingway style, good of its kind.

Publisher: Holt