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VANYA OF THE STREETS—Ruth Efferson Kennell—Harper ($2). The besprizornie, homeless children of the U. S. S. R., have long stained the Soviet escutcheon, pained proletarian hearts and necks. When Bolshevism engulfed the Imperial Ship of State thousands of these flotsam waifs were left floating on the careless waves. Young bandits beyond the reach of law, unspoiled by habit or hollow bones, they tasted vice and found it good. Their freedom disturbed political theory, their bad habits the peace. The Soviet now boasts that they have...

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