THE ST. JOHNS by

THE ST. JOHNS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Thoroughly diverting and strictly Cabell, this latest addition to Rivers of America. The Florida St. Johns supplies a background for the story of the Indians, of Spain, of France, of England, of the United States, and the part each has played in the years past. The Florida purchase poured red, white and black into the melting pot; the little known sojourns of Harriet Beecher Stowe, of Audubon, of Delius; the strange outcome of Stephen Crane's stay; the eccentric characters that lived along the river. This is a catherine wheel of surprising, choice details, amiable grotesqueries, that color literary and local history.

Pub Date: Sept. 2nd, 1943
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart