BATHROOM'S DOWN THE HALL by William Cameron Johnston

BATHROOM'S DOWN THE HALL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A mildly amusing, unevenly written bit of family nostalgia -- all about a boarding house and the procession of characters who paid the rent. When Mother turned to taking in boarders in the Johnston's South Dakota home, her first boarder was a model of honest charm. But Mother was not prepared for what followed -- Mr. McGovern who erected a suggestive cemetery memorial in honor of his lady friend's late husband; simple Benny who loved animals; ""Neighbor"", who painted bricks to heave at the President; Mr. Meringue and his fur pelts; and other abstracted inmates. The author's occasional lapses into sentimental wash, and naughty snickers about bathrooms often curdle the flummery.

Pub Date: March 30th, 1951
Publisher: Exposition Press