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Jesse Stuart • 98 Items / 19 Books, 49 Articles, 29 Poems
The Thread That Runs So True (1949)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
    The Screen: A Darlin' Place (Review)
    The Thread That Runs So True, by Jesse Stuart
    1. The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart
    Commonweal, September 23, 1949, p. 587
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    Kentucky Hickory Stick (Review)
    The Thread That Runs So True, by Jesse Stuart
    1. The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart
    The Saturday Review, March 4, 1950, p. 33
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    Books in Brief (7 Reviews)
    It Was Like This, by Anne Goodwin Winslow
    1. It Was Like This by Anne Goodwin Winslow
    2. The River Journey by Robert Nathan
    3. The Way West by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
    4. The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart
    5. Backwoods Teacher by Joseph Nelson
    6. Morning Faces by John Mason Brown
    7. Your Amiable Uncle: Letters to His Nephews by Booth Tarkington
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1949, pp. 110-122
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    Books in Brief (10 Reviews)
    John Greenleaf Whittier: Friend of Man, by John Albert Pollard
    1. John Greenleaf Whittier: Friend of Man by John Albert Pollard
    2. Ferment in the Far East by Mary A. Nourse
    3. Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions by Samuel Eliot Morison
    4. Child of Destiny by Ishbel Ross
    5. Guests of the Kremlin by Robert G. Emmens
    6. The Purple Shamrock by Joseph F. Dinneen
    7. The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart
    8. Community Under Stress by Elizabeth Head Vaughan
    9. The Story of Maps by Lloyd A. Brown
    10. Bad Company by Joseph Henry Jackson
    The Nation, October 1, 1949, p. 333
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    Season's Books (19 Reviews)
    1. Desert Calling by Anne J. Fremantle
    2. The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart
    3. W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet by A. Norman Jeffares
    4. Stalin: A Political Biography by Isaac Deutscher
    5. The Strange Life of August Strindberg by Elizabeth Sprigge
    6. Father Flanagan of Boys Town by Fulton Oursler and Will Oursler
    7. Parson Austen's Daughter by Helen Ashton
    8. A Sort of a Saga by Bill Mauldin
    9. The Life of Audubon by Clyde Fisher
    10. Stafford Cripps: Master Statesman by Eric Estorick
    11. John L. Lewis: An Unauthorized Biography by Saul D. Alinsky
    12. The Struggle for Germany by Drew Middleton
    13. The Vital Center by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    14. St. Thomas and the World State by Robert M. Hutchins
    15. The Pilgrimage of Western Man by Stringfellow Barr
    16. Roosevelt and the Russians by Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. and Walter Johnson
    17. Promise and Fulfilment: Palestine, 1917-1949 by Arthur Koestler
    18. Conservatism Revisited by Peter Viereck
    19. Under the Sun of Satan by Georges Bernanos
    Commonweal, December 2, 1949, pp. 244-248