Owen Johnson

He Never Wrote "Flaming Youth"

When Owen Johnson was a boy at Lawrenceville, he must have played the part of a boy for all it was worth; likewise when he was at Yale, where it is known that he entered into undergraduate activity and argument with heat. Presently, he must have entered, too, into the life of the world, as his The Salamander bears witness. The F. Scott Fitzgerald of his generation, he has maintained his ability to report manners and customs with humor, combined with insight and decorum...

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