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Arthur Krystal

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300092165

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300092165.001.0001

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H. C. Witwer and Me: The Making of a Reader

H. C. Witwer and Me: The Making of a Reader

(p.17) 2 H. C. Witwer and Me: The Making of a Reader

Arthur Krystal

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This chapter looks at H.C. Witwer's 1920 novel The Leather Pushers. It discusses the author's failure to get the book in auction in New York in January 1997 which was sold for 100 dollars. It also explains the author's experience in reading the book after purchasing a paperback copy and the joy of reading a book.

Keywords:   The Leather Pushers, H.C. Witwer, auction, reading, book

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