By Edmund Wilson

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The first in a suite of 7 collections of his journals, this quantity of memoirs and extracts covers Edmund Wilson's youth in pink financial institution, New Jersey, his schooling on the Hill institution after which Princeton, after which the battle years, the place Wilson served as an ambulance motive force. The e-book leads to 1919, because the writer units off for brand spanking new York and a profession in journal writing and enhancing.

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It was one of my mother's fears that her funeral would be conducted by the local Presbyterian minister, and in one of her last illnesses, she refused to sec this local minister. He sent her Bowers in the hospital, but she had them given to the cook. When it got to the point in this country when people questioned and rebelled against Calvinism, it was rejected with a real detestation: no one who had been oppressed by it wanted ever to hear about it again. When my grandmother thought I was old enough, she began bringing pressure to bear on my mother to have me taught the Presbyterian catechism.

Two of them-the boy and the eldest girl-had an allowance of artistic ambition and imaginative susceptibility that were not-except per· haps in Sandy-to be found to that degree in any others of my Kimball cousins. The boy, George Stilwell, was stage-struck from his earliest youth and used to make his FAMILY 3) ;th him in the basement in plavs of his own sisters act "I , . 1\fv father, who loved the theater, later got him creauon. Champ I'm, a former s1gn-pamter . . b 'th Charles K. a~ m . d 'dent of Red Bank, who had bmlt up a successful anresi anv that touredh .

Uncl~ Charley, who had no local friends and only one close cousin, who was married to a clergyman and came to see him every summer, seemed to relapse, as the years went on, more and more into a moroseness like his father's. My father was so depressed by this household that he gave them a Victor phonograph, which they put in the parlor on an old grand piano, where it seemed out of place and its music an intrusion. When their financial sitU3tion became even ''-''orse, they sold the highboy for a thousand dollars to the American \Ving of the Metropolitan Museum.

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