Books: Rich White

THE STORE—T. S. Stribling—Double-day, Doran ($2.50).

In The Forge (TIME, March 23, 1931) Author Stribling gave the first spin to a projected three-novel cycle about the South. He told of the fortunes and misfortunes of the Vaiden family during the Civil War. The Store tells particularly of Col. Miltiades Vaiden and his rise to notoriety in Florence, Ala., about the time of Grover Cleveland's presidencies. Written in the great tradition of well-peopled novels, the book successfully commingles impartial observation and ubiquitous sympathy, tinged with a...

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