The Press: Father to Son

For the past four years in the hilly little town of Marion (pop.: 4,156) in south-west Virginia, shaggy Sherwood Anderson, author of A Story Teller's Story, Many Marriages, The Triumph of the Egg, has been publishing two thriving weekly papers, the Marion Democrat and the Smyth County News (Republican). Editor and business manager of the papers has been Author Anderson's redhaired, 24-year-old son Robert Lane ("Bob") Anderson. Last week, a fortnight after his marriage to Mary Leigh Chryst, an English instructor in Marion Junior College, Son Robert bought control of the weeklies...

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