The fires of spring

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Random House, 1949 - Fiction - 495 pages
15 Reviews
A character study of a boy, from his early life in a Pennsylvania poorhouse to his marriage to his childhood sweetheart in New York.

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Review: The Fires of Spring

User Review  - Mark Oppenlander - Goodreads

This book is the rambling, somewhat melodramatic rags to riches tale of a young man who grows up in a poorhouse and eventually becomes a professional writer. Along the way he finds somewhat dubious ... Read full review

Review: The Fires of Spring

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

This is early Michener -- a coming-of-age novel about a boy growing up in the Midwest during the Depression. My father often told me that it was the closest description he ever read of what life was ... Read full review

Contents

Part 1
146
THE POORHOUSE
156
Part 2
168
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