Out of the Midwest: A Collection of Present-Day Writing

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OUT OF THE MIDWEST
A Collection of Present-Day Writing

EDITED BY JOHN T. FREDERICK

WHITTLESEY HOUSE MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, INC. New York London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments v
  • Contents xi
  • Introduction xv
  • Mississippi (from "Ode to Walt Whitman") 3
  • The Cities 5
  • Night Diary 7
  • Bock Beer Days in St. Louis 11
  • Goofy 22
  • Rock, Church, Rock! 31
  • A Little Action 40
  • Department Store Morning 61
  • Helen, I Love You 70
  • The Citizner 79
  • The Bridge 89
  • Winter Evening 100
  • Cities of the Lakes 104
  • Ohio, Indiana, Lower Michigan 111
  • Discovery of A Father 113
  • And Almost Answers . . . 119
  • Aunt Hanner's Surprise 120
  • Hoss Sense and Nonsense 132
  • The Vampire and Grandma Nadeli 134
  • Great Men's Sons 142
  • Upper Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota 151
  • Four Little Foxes 153
  • Indian Camp 154
  • Girl Reporter 159
  • Indian Summer 168
  • Geese Flying South 170
  • Justice Court 177
  • The Dakotas, Nebraska, Western Kansas 183
  • Low Voices 185
  • Neighbour Rosicky 186
  • Riding West 220
  • North Dakota Ballgame 222
  • The Glory Trail (High-Chin Bob) 229
  • The Prairie 232
  • Sweet-Grass Range 240
  • Missouri and Eastern Kansas 241
  • The Congressman from Missouri 243
  • Country Town Sayings 255
  • Storm 257
  • Bugle Ann 264
  • Four Editorials from the Emporia Gazette 274
  • Arkansas 286
  • Iowa and Illinois 299
  • Country Men 301
  • Neighborhood Morning 302
  • Pick Coal Rhythm 308
  • Heresy at Cherokee 310
  • Cook County 327
  • Island in the Corn 329
  • On the Building of Springfield 336
  • The Farm 339
  • The Resurrection 347
  • Ancestral Iowa 352
  • Night Journey 354
  • Retired 365
  • Black-Purple in the Corn 367
  • Cemetery Hill 370
  • Prairie Waters by Night 373
  • The Women 374
  • The Hill 389
  • New Neighbors in Search of Land 391
  • The Movers 400
  • Literature with Roots 402
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