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Arthur F. Grimble • 3 Books
We Chose the Islands (1952)
A Six-Year Adventure in the Gilberts
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    Gentle Duties of Conquest (Review)
    We Chose the Islands, by Arthur F. Grimble
    1. We Chose the Islands by Arthur F. Grimble
    The Saturday Review, January 3, 1953, p. 12
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    Books in Brief (9 Reviews)
    Testimonies, by Patrick O'Brian
    1. Testimonies by Patrick O'Brian
    2. Campbell's Kingdom by Hammond Innes
    3. Sing for Your Supper by Eleanor B. Lothrop
    4. Many Mansions by Isabel Bolton
    5. Act of Passion by Georges Simenon
    6. We Chose the Islands by Arthur F. Grimble
    7. Karen by Marie Killilea
    8. Living with Cancer by Edna Kaehele
    9. The Bicyle Rider in Beverly Hills by William Saroyan
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1952, pp. 112-116
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    Brief Comments (17 Reviews)
    Seventeen outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. Beyond the High Himalayas by William O. Douglas
    2. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Vol. VI by Elting E. Morison and Theodore Roosevelt
    3. The Red Flag in Japan by A. Rodger Swearingen and Paul Langer
    4. Mozart and His Piano Concertos by Cuthbert M. Girdlestone
    5. Words and Ways of American English by Thomas Pyles
    6. Hugh Walpole by Rupert Hart-Davis
    7. The Heir of Douglas by Lillian de la Torre
    8. The Diary of George Templeton Strong: 1835-1875 by Allan Nevins, Milton Halsey Thomas, and George Templeton Strong, ...
    9. We Chose the Islands by Arthur F. Grimble
    10. Gide and the Hound of Heaven by Harold March
    11. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    12. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
    13. Many Mansions by Isabel Bolton
    14. The Sinner of Saint Ambrose by Robert Raynolds
    15. Testimonies by Patrick O'Brian
    16. Don Camillo and His Flock by Giovanni Guareschi
    17. The Stories of Frank O'Oonnor by Frank O'Connor
    The American Scholar, Winter 1953, pp. 126-130
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    New Books (19 Reviews)
    Enough for Everyone, Almost
    1. To Live as We Wish by Mark Aldanov
    2. The Wonderful Country by Tom Lea
    3. The Magic Lantern by Robert Carson
    4. Confessors of the Name by Gladys Schmitt
    5. October Island by William March
    6. We Chose the Islands by Arthur F. Grimble
    7. Citizens of the World by Stringfellow Barr
    8. The Shores of Light by Edmund Wilson
    9. Language as Gesture by R.P. Blackmur
    10. Bullfighter from Brooklyn by Sidney Franklin#2
    11. Ushant by Conrad Aiken
    12. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. V by Douglas Southall Freeman
    13. Lincoln the President, Vol. III: Midstream by J.G. Randall
    14. Lincoln: A Picture Story of His Life by Stefan Lorant
    15. Napoleon Bonaparte by J.M. Thompson
    16. The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley
    17. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    18. The Decisive Moment by Henri Cartier-Bresson
    19. Eternal France by Martin Hurlimann
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1952, pp. 96-105