Books: Good Books: Sep. 17, 1923

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion: HOLIDAY — Waldo Frank — Boni ($2.00). The Negro problem again attacked in fiction, this time from an extremely modern and expressionistic angle. Virginia Hade, haughty Southern beauty, meets John Cloud, young, intelligent Negro, in the woods. They find each other sympathetic. Virginia's family and the other white people of the town misunderstand and set out to lynch Cloud. Virginia might have saved Cloud if she had tried, but she feels too...

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