In Time of Peace: A Novel

In Time of Peace A Novel Thomas Boyd is best known for Through the Wheat considered the greatest American novel of WW I Boyd was a Marine saw much fighting action and was deeply influenced by his wartime experience Later h
  • Title: In Time of Peace: A Novel
  • Author: Thomas Boyd Brian Bruce
  • ISBN: 9780980190946
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Time of Peace: A Novel
    Thomas Boyd is best known for Through the Wheat, considered the greatest American novel of WW I Boyd was a Marine, saw much fighting action, and was deeply influenced by his wartime experience Later he wrote for newspapers, and while running a bookstore and writing the literary page of the St Paul daily newspaper, was befriended by F Scott Fitzgerald, who recommendedThomas Boyd is best known for Through the Wheat, considered the greatest American novel of WW I Boyd was a Marine, saw much fighting action, and was deeply influenced by his wartime experience Later he wrote for newspapers, and while running a bookstore and writing the literary page of the St Paul daily newspaper, was befriended by F Scott Fitzgerald, who recommended him to Maxwell Perkins Boyd published several books with Scribners, all edited by Perkins In Time of Peace was Boyd s last published novel, originally published by Minton Balch Putnam in 1935 It is a powerful story of the upwardly mobile Roaring Twenties followed by the disaster of the Crash of 1929 and subsequent Depression Boyd brilliantly captures the clash and contradictions of materialist life and higher human values In Time of Peace will resonate strongly for many modern readers, who cannot help but to see the roots of our own contemporary struggles to cope with the complexities of modern society.
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    Thomas Boyd was raised by his mother s family due to his father s death before he was born While still in school, he and a friend enlisted in the US Marine Corps and saw service in France, where he was gassed in 1918.Upon discharge from the occupation forces in 1919, Boyd tried several occupations before becoming a writer for newspapers in Minneapolis and St Paul, Minnesota He opened a bookstore, Kilmarnock Books, in St Paul, which became the locus of literary figures, including Sinclair Lewis He was urged to write and produced the 1923 novel, Through the Wheat, based in part on his own war experiences.Boyd later remarried and became interested in Socialist causes during the Depression, eventually running as the Communist candidate for governor of Vermont.

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