Days Off and Other Digressions (Hardcover)

Author: Van Dyke, Henry

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Contents Days Off A Holiday in a Vacation His Other Engagement Books that I Loved as a Boy Among the Quantock Hills Between the Lupin and the Laurel Little Red Tom Silverhorns Notions about Novels Some Remarks on Gulls Leviathan The Art of Leaving Off Henry van Dyke (1852-1933) was an American clergyman, educator, and author. He graduated from Princeton in 1873, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1874. He was pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City (1883-99), professor of English literature at Princeton (1899-1923), and U.S. Minister to the Netherlands (1913-16). Among his popular inspirational writings is the Christmas story The Other Wise Man (1896). As President Wilson's ambassador to the Netherlands from 1913, Van Dyke was a first-hand witness to the outbreak of World War I and its progress, and was a key player in the President's diplomatic efforts to keep the U.S. out of the conflict.

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548419526
SKU 206515402
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548419523
Release Date 11/19/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0348
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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