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A comedy of money and manners by Henry James, an American writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. “The Outcry” was primarily intended to be a play, but failed to be produced and was later converted into a successful novel. Witty dialogue, well drawn characters and straightforward plot make the novel a remarkable addition to the long list of James’ literary triumphs.
Walter J. Travis was the most successful amateur golf player in the United States during the early 1900s, a famous golf journalist and publisher, an innovator in all aspects of golf, a teacher, and a honored golf course architect. In this book he reveals all the secrets of successful playing golf, teaches the rules and describes basics of this game.
1916. The book begins: The knocking at the side door and the thumping overhead blended in a travesty on the anvil chorus, the staccato tapping of somebody's knuckles rising flute-like above the hammering of Joel's cane. To some temperaments the double summons would have proved confusing, but Persis Dale dropped her sewing and moved briskly to the door, addressing the ceiling as she went. Twon't hurt you to wait. The stout woman on the steps entered heavily and fell into a chair that creaked an inarticulate protest. Persis' quick ear caught the signal of distress. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Originally published in 1914. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.