Books: Blaze in Asia

WHAT AMERICA MEANS TO ME—Pearl S. Buck—John Day ($2).

In these 16 essays Pearl Sydenstricker Buck tries to answer the question which she says is at the heart of this war: "Can the white man and the colored man ever come together in any sort of cooperation?"

If not, "we must prepare for a future of nothing but struggle and war on a stupendous scale." For, says Mrs. Buck, the day of little dark brothers and the white man's burden is over. When the Axis falls we shall find ourselves faced by the blaze...

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