Books: Florida Scrub

GOLDEN APPLES -Marjorie Rinnan Rawlings-Scribner ($2.50).

Two years ago Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote a moving, nostalgic novel of the Florida scrub, South Moon Under, in which proud and good-natured backwoodsmen were pictured retreating more and more deeply into a wilderness that seemed as homey as a village street. Mrs. Rawlings' second novel deals with the same region, but pictures along with the natives a queer group, composed of an English remittance man, a doctor and his son, a female orange grower, evidently intended to typify unhealthy sophistication. As in South Moon Under, the drawling...

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