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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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

David Harper is an orphan who is raised by his Aunt Reba who is a very unhappy woman. She ran a poorhouse for men who were downtrodden. David learns much from these men who take him under their wing ... Read full review

THE FIRES OF SPRING

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The Pulitzer Prize winner- with his memorable Tales of the South Pacific — is not an author to be passed over lightly. Nor does his new book belie his claim to a rare gift of yarn spinning and ... Read full review

Contents

Part 1
146
THE POORHOUSE
156
Part 2
168
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