Books: Hawthorne's Line

THE MEMOIRS OF JULIAN HAWTHORNE —Edited by Edith Garrigues Hawthorne—Macmillan ($2.50).

Nathaniel Hawthorne and his bluestocking wife had three children, Una, Julian and Rose. Una became an Angelican nun and died in England at 35. Julian became his father's biographer, wrote some 50 volumes, died in 1934 in San Francisco, Calif, at the age of 88. Rose turned Catholic and founded, under the Dominican rule, the Servants of Relief for Incurable Cancer and headed the order until her death twelve years ago. Because Nathaniel Hawthorne's powers of observation were extremely acute, and because he filled his many notebooks with jottings about...

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