FICTION: Recent & Readable, Mar. 19, 1945

BREAKFAST AT THE HERMITAGE—Alfred Leland Crabb—Bobbs-Merrill ($2.75). In a sentimental novel of post-Civil War Tennessee, Professor Crabb tells how a poor boy became an architect while the Ladies Hermitage Association fought to restore "Old Hickory's" home.

FURY IN THE EARTH—Harry Harrison Kroll—Bobbs-Merrill ($2.50). Rivermen, gamblers and pioneers think the end of the world is at hand as earthquakes wreck New Madrid, Tenn., in 1811. Tense and melodramatic.


GREEN ARMOR—Osmar White—Norton ($3). An Australian reporter's account of the "terrible laboratory" of Japs and jungles in which our Allied forces learned to fight....

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