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Orville Prescott • 19 Items / 5 Books, 2 Articles, 12 Reviews
The Five-Dollar Gold Piece (1956)
The Development of a Point of View
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Published Reviews
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    Bookman's Reward (Review)
    The Five-Dollar Gold Piece, by Orville Prescott
    1. The Five-Dollar Gold Piece by Orville Prescott
    The Saturday Review, February 11, 1956, p. 19
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (4 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. The Five-Dollar Gold Piece by Orville Prescott
    2. Aspects of Love by David Garnett
    3. Animals and Other People by Louis Bromfield
    4. Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1956, pp. 74-77
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    Books in Brief (6 Reviews)
    Second Ending, by Evan Hunter
    1. Second Ending by Evan Hunter
    2. The Hearth and the Strangeness by N. Martin Kramer
    3. Aspects of Love by David Garnett
    4. The Five-Dollar Gold Piece by Orville Prescott
    5. The Writer Observed by Harvey Breit
    6. My Brother Adlai by Elizabeth Stevenson Ives and Hildegarde Dolson, ...
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1956, pp. 103-109
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    Brief Comments (20 Reviews)
    Twenty outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. American Paradox by Merle Curti
    2. Education and the Supreme Court by Clark Spurlock
    3. The Moral Decision by Edmond N. Cahn
    4. Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis
    5. Man and Energy by A.R. Ubbelohde
    6. Prosperity Beyond Tomorrow by Samuel H. Ordway, Jr.
    7. The Failures of Economics by Sidney Schoeffler
    8. Dictators Face to Face by Dino Alfieri
    9. Six Keys to the Soviet System by Bertram D. Wolfe
    10. The Asian-African Conference by George McTurnan Kahin
    11. Frontier Politics and the Sectional Conflict by Robert W. Johannsen
    12. George Washington in the Ohio Valley by Hugh Cleland
    13. Mr. Franklin by Benjamin Franklin, Leonard W. Labaree, and Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., ...
    14. John Quincy Adams and the Union by Samuel Flagg Bemis
    15. A Change of Climate by Jay Williams
    16. The Five-Dollar Gold Piece by Orville Prescott
    17. Blake and Yeats by Hazard Adams
    18. O Lovely England, and Other Poems by Walter de la Mare
    19. And Pastures New by Melville Cane
    20. Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill
    The American Scholar, Summer 1956, pp. 368-379