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Man Who Could Not Lose

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The Man Who Could Not Lose by Richard Harding Davis
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1917. American journalist and novelist who covered wars all over the world. His vivid accounts made him one of the leading reporters of his day. The book begins: The Carters had married in haste and refused to repent at leisure. So blindly were they in love, that they considered their marriage their greatest asset. The rest of the world, as represented by mutual friends, considered it the only thing that could be urged against either of them. While single, each had been popular. As a bachelor, young Champ Carter had filled his modest place acceptably. Hostesses sought him for dinners and weekend parties, men of his own years, for golf and tennis, and young girls liked him because when he talked to one of them he never talked of himself, or let his eyes wander toward any other girl. He had been brought up by a rich father in an expensive way, and the rich father had then died leaving Champneys alone in the world, with no money, and with a few of his father's debts. These debts of honor the son, ever since leaving Yale, had been paying off. It had kept him very poor, for Carter had elected to live by his pen, and, though he wrote very carefully and slowly, the editors of the magazines had been equally careful and slow in accepting what he wrote.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2005
Contributor
Introduction by Leonard Wood
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
388
Dimensions
152x229x21
ISBN-13
9781417904594
Product ID
1864714

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