The fires of spring

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Random House, 1949 - Fiction - 495 pages
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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  - Christopher Sutch - Goodreads

To say that Michener's first novel is unreadable goes a bit too far. In fact, the style is smooth if not very artful (people "beam" at each other, or "smile" or do other things that lack any sort of ... Read full review

Review: The Fires of Spring

User Review  - Chesleyorama - Goodreads

Drawn to the book by the quote (gender neutralized from he to they): 'For this is the journey that humans make: to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn't matter much else they find. But If ... Read full review

Contents

Part 1
146
THE POORHOUSE
156
Part 2
168
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