From The Dust Jacket There Are Many Books About The War, But None Like Mr Winkle Goes To War Out Of Great Tragedy Mankind Distills Great Humor, And Here Theodore Pratt Makes A Bid For This Distinction With A Story That Is Full Of Wise Charm, Deep Understanding, And Chuckling Entertainment Wilbert Winkle, At 44, Runs Up Against The Army When Men Of That Age Were Still Being Drafted He Had Believed Himself A Member In Good Standing Of The Lost Generation Between Rounds Of The World War, Too Young For The First Session And Too Old For The Second To His Considerable Surprise And Perturbation, Mr Winkle, A Mild, Timid Little Man, Myopic, Of No Great Muscularity, And Afraid To Death Of Guns Or Violence Of Any Sort, Finds Himself A Soldier Sent Overseas To Fight.
Theodore Pratt 1901 1969 was an American writer who is best known for his novels set in Florida He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1901 to Thomas A and Emma Pratt The family later moved to New Rochelle, New York, where Theodore attended high school After completing high school, he attended Colgate University for two years, and then Columbia University for another two years, but did n
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- Mr. Winkle Goes to War
- Theodore Pratt
- 16 November 2017 Theodore Pratt