Books: Ozarks

THE WOODS COLT — Thames Williamson — Harcourt, Brace ($2).

The Pulitzer Prize has not yet been given to a novel of the Ozark hills. This year it well might be. In The Woods Colt Author Thames Williamson has written the U. S. novel of 1933; its only serious rival so far is Anthony Adverse, which is not really indigenous to the U. S. The Woods Colt, as American as the dialect in which it is written, as the quick-tripping, minor-keyed banjo songs of the mountaineers, is as blood-stirring as an old ballad. The Book-of-the-Month...

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