Books: Old Country

THE NATIVE'S RETURN—Louis Adamic —Harper ($2.75).

Not because he disliked the U. S. or was disillusioned about U. S. civilization, but because he wanted to see what the old country looked like after 19 years, Louis Adamic went back to Jugoslavia in 1932. The Guggenheim Foundation paid his way as a U. S. author for a year's "creative writing." Adamic had not intended to spend much time in his native country, much less write a book about it, but he ended by doing both. The Native's Return, something between a travel diary and a guide...

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