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Title:
Twice thirty : some short and simple annals of the road
Author:
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930.
Physical Description:
539 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Why this book was written -- On being born -- The child with the inquiring mind -- My friend, the truck driver -- That muffler at Dubernell's -- The tale of a tail -- "From paper, pen and ink" -- In pursuit of the great -- The hands that wrote them -- "An experience you know not of" -- "My own four walls" -- An experiment with two lives -- "Which grain will grow" -- When youth and greatness meet -- The twenty-sixth President of the United States [Theodore Roosevelt] -- The joys of the road and the rostrum -- My most unusual experience -- A gentleman among the nations of the world -- "Well, I didn't [i.e., did not] know that!" -- Do we really do things? -- The worst birthday in a man's life -- When Tom went to France -- Your neighbor at an English table -- The man who saw the sea -- The President -- Twice-born in twice thirty -- After five years of "play" -- "Out of touch" in Florida -- The man who wouldn't sell his father -- "It can't [i.e., cannot] be done" -- Why -- The American Peace Award -- Is it worth while? -- With which I close -- The book of the past and this book -- But

Biographical data -- Index.
Format :
Book