New PDF release: A Maine Yankee at Home and Abroad 1903–1916: The Journals

ISBN-10: 1532038518

ISBN-13: 9781532038518

Robert Hale, a member of a distinct Maine relatives, used to be a US congressman for 8 phrases throughout the mid-twentieth century. This booklet, in accordance with send logs and journals Hale saved through the years sooner than the 1st global warfare, tells of a tender guy dedicated to the fun of cruising and fascinated about the hot England coast and its population. From his reviews aboard his sloop, Thetis, he created a global for himself, conceived from romantic notions approximately earlier and current and that mirrored an innocence derived from Americas new-world isolation from the cynicisms of the old.

The warfare, within which Hale served, placed an finish to that international, for Hale and for hundreds of thousands of guys like him. His writings support us comprehend the fight these males underwent as they discovered themselves compelled to assert see you later to a earlier that had so successfully nurtured them and their illusions. and since these writings evoke a long-ago time with such younger conviction and exuberant sturdy humor, they make for examining as relaxing because it is instructive.

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