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Yankee from Olympus Justice Holmes and his family by Catherine Drinker Bowen

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Published by Book-of-the-Month Club in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introd. by Louis Auchincloss and ill. selected specially for this ed.
SeriesThe American past, American past.
LC ClassificationsKF8745.H6 B65 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 492 p., [14] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4135041M
LC Control Number80112815

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Bowen did all her own research, without hiring research assistants, and sometimes took the controversial step of interviewing subjects without taking notes. A number of Bowen's books were chosen as Book of the Month Club selections, including Beloved Friend (), Yankee from Olympus () and John Adams and the American Revolution (). ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ LibraryThing Review User Review - EricCostello - LibraryThing. This book was a major best-seller in its day, but that was in its day. I really had grave objections to the format here, which is more historical re-creation than it is straight biography.4/5(3). About this Item: Bantam Book Paperback #, New York, Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Ed. VG+ to Near Fine in pictorial wraps with red & black lettering & cover art by Hy Rubin picturing Joe at bat. Autobiography of Yankee great from his childhood on the San Francisco waterfront ot his great moments in baseball.

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