The Passing Throng - c. 1923 Author:Edgar Guest This balladist (not quite poet) of the Middle West, sort've a Will Rogers of his day, whose books sold millions of copies, seems very representative of the great sentimentality of Americans. He writes of plain, homespun home and hearth, Mother, Son, Wife, Work, Nature and some are even quite amusing. I laughed aloud at some. — Easy to read and ap... more »pealing in a simplistic sort of way. A really terrible poet, yet Guest does manage very ably to convey the joys, sorrows, worries, of the Common Man. One poem, called "A Man Must Want" very succinctly sets down what I believe.
Charming 1923 book with red vinyl covers, gold-embossed title, in perfect condition!« less