Author:Grayson, David (Ray Stannard Baker)

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Adventures in Understanding

By: Grayson, David (Ray Stannard Baker)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009431

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. DJ nearly complete, but chipped and torn along head.. This was my first meeting with Ray Stannard Baker, writing as David Grayson. Baker was a successful news writer who wanted to get away from deadlines and other pressures. His "Adventures" series sold very well, he was involved in starting American Magazine, and he received the Nobel Prize for his biography of President Woodrow Wilson. After skimming the first 50 pp., I had trouble getting my teeth into it due to certain dated expressions and "airy-fairy" situations with which I couldn't identify. Jus... View more info