Books: Submerged Tenth

SHADOWS OF MEN—Jim Tully—Double- day, Doran ($2.50).

Jim Tully does not like to be called hard-boiled himself, but the people he writes about are not ladies' men. He continues to write about the hoboes he knew when he was one of them because he thinks it is good for men to know all their brothers and because not one writer in a hundred knows the idiom that he does.

In this book, two young bums, Blink Thomas and Author Tully, drift into "a scrawny town in a Western state." When they unhappily encounter a...

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