By John P. Marquand
In training for the twenty-fifth reunion of his classification at Harvard, Harry Pulham is requested to assemble and edit the non-public histories of his fellow alumni. a look on the prior year’s category e-book tells him simply how tedious the task may be: “I were very busy all this time working towards company legislations and attempting to bring up a family,” a standard access reads. “I nonetheless wish to visit the soccer video games and cheer for Harvard.”
but Harry’s autobiography is sort of indistinguishable from these of his classmates. From his occupation at a Boston funding company to his marriage to youth buddy Kay Motford, he has consistently made the secure, accepted choice—with one exception. For a quick interlude after global struggle I, Harry joined an ads employer in ny and fell in love with a stunning, autonomous girl in contrast to a person he had ever met. a totally unforeseen destiny unfolded for him in these few months, but if relatives tasks known as him again to New England, the connection got here to a surprising finish. Now, 20 years later, Harry believes that his tale couldn't have became out the other way.
A shrewdpermanent satire that achieves heartbreaking poignancy, H. M. Pulham, Esquire is a masterpiece from the writer declared via the New York Times to be “our most desirable fictional chronicler of the well-born.”
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