Books: Cold-Drink Philosophy

A SOUTHERNER DISCOVERS THE SOUTH —Jonathan Daniels—Macmillan ($3).

In Chattanooga an average man drinks 70 Coca-Colas a year, in Atlanta he drinks 100, in New Orleans 120. At drugstore counters in a hundred southern towns, at filling stations, country stores, Southerner Jonathan Daniels found his countrymen drinking Coca-Colas, joined them, got them talking about their native land. Last week he published an account of their opinions and his observations, a cool, 346-page book.

Editor of the Raleigh, Va. News and Observer, son of Josephus Daniels, Ambassador to Mexico, 36-year-old Jonathan Daniels began his...

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