Books: Lonesome Mountain

TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE—Jesse Stuart—Dutton ($2.50).*

When they buried Uncle Kim the coffin was covered with a flag. "I had been to one or two funerals before, but I had never seen one like this funeral. . . . The grass felt soft and warm to my bare feet and the little puddles of sand were hot enough to burn my toes. . . . 'Trouble, trouble, trouble,' Grandpa whispered. . . . 'Man born of woman is full of trouble.'. . . The wind lifted Grandpa's white corn-silk beard up and down.... He was...

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