Books: Christ's Bulldog

CARRY NATION — Herbert Asbury — Knopf ($3).

She called herself "a bulldog running along at the feet of Jesus, barking at what He doesn't like." Author Asbury calls her "the most industrious meddler and busy-body that even the Middle West, hotbed of the bizarre and the fanatical, has ever produced." However that may be, Carry Nation's early, morbidly religious life led naturally to a public career which made her name a U. S. byword.

In November 1846, she was born on a Kentucky farm. From her mother the girl inherited delusions of...

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