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MY FLESH AND BLOOD—George Sylvester Viereck—Liveright ($3). Before the U. S. entered the War George Sylvester Viereck laid the foundations for his subsequent unpopularity by editing the pro-German Fatherland. In this book he quotes the characteristic compliment bestowed on him by the late Col. Henry Watterson's Louisville Courier- Journal: "A venom-bloated toad of treason." But politics and patriotism have never been Author Viereck's whole concern. In this "lyric autobiography," heavily humorless, egregiously egotistic, he tells everything anybody could possibly want to know about George Sylvester Viereck's life and loves. The book's scheme is...

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