Books: Two Villages

GREEN WORLDS — Maurice Hindus —Doubleday, Doran ($3).

When he was 14, Maurice Hindus left the little Russian village of Bolshoye Bikovo to make his fortune in the U. S. As it turned out, he made his fortune by periodic returns to his Russian village. In the years after the War, when most U. S. foreign correspondents were sitting in the lobby of the Hotel Metropole in Moscow wishing they were in Vienna, Maurice Hindus went once a year to see how his old friends Boris the Cattle, Trofim the Hawk, Blind Sergey, their sons...

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