Books: Doctor's Son

TO MY FATHER—Charles Wertenbaker —Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50).

After the Civil War the migration of ambitious Northerners to the South was sufficiently widespread and significant to win the careful attention of historians and sociologists. The reciprocal movement of Southerners to the North has been a subject for novelists, since it took place slowly and unobtrusively and since it involved the transplanting of people who were still tied emotionally to the regions they had lost. Last week the uprooting of one Southern family formed the subject of a brooding, sympathetic novel by a young Virginian...

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