Books: Feminine Free Lance

A FOOTNOTE TO FOLLY—Mary Heaton Vorse—Farrar & Rinehart ($3).

Few wives and mothers of her day have seen so much of the world as Mary Heaton Vorse. Few men or women have a better right than she to consider her reminiscences of an active life a footnote to the history of her time. A Footnote to History was to have been the title of her book, but after thinking about history and what it had failed to teach her generation, Author Vorse changed the name to A Footnote to Folly.

If she had been...

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