New PDF release: A Yankee Image

By William Lowell Putnam

ISBN-10: 0914659553

ISBN-13: 9780914659556

the writer of this ebook can have had difficulty being dispassionate approximately himself and his topic. He has truly succeeded in regard to the latter. William Lowell Putnam served his hitch within the U.S. Army’s elite tenth Mountain department, the place he commanded a firm in strive against lengthy prior to he was once eligible to vote, and earned either crimson middle and Silver big name. He taught geology at Tufts collage yet, as he places it, “has continually misspent” his existence within the mountains. He freely admits to having flunked the fundamental English path at Harvard, yet claims to have made up for it in later years by way of composing and offering twenty-five years worthy of broadcast editorials, serving on a number of editorial committees, compiling a number of climbers’ courses and authoring six books on climbing themes. His first biography was once of JOE steer clear of, who, greater than coincidentally, occurred to be a early life neighbor and modern of his father, the topic of this quantity. Writing virtually two decades after the loss of life of Roger Putnam, William has accomplished a adequate point of view to notice the issues in addition to the tremendous issues of his topic. however the reader can't leave out the loving appreciate that permeates the full textual content. Roger Putnam used to be the critical Yankee - robust in precept, gradual to bend his reviews, yes of his floor and devoted to exertions. This e-book is a son’s tribute to his unique dad or mum - A YANKEE IMAGE.

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