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Up from Methodism

A Memoir of a Man Gone to the Devil

Up from Methodism( )
Author: Asbury, Herbert
Blount, Roy
ISBN:978-1-56025-570-3
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.95
Book Description:

In 1926, while a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune, Herbert Asbury, great-great-nephew of Francis Asbury, the first American Bishop of the Methodist Church, submitted a chapter of his profane work-in-progress, an almost spiteful memoir of his boyhood in the Ozark town of Farmington, Missouri, to H.L Mencken’s American Mercury magazine. Mencken published "Hatrack,” the story of the town’s prostitute, in the April issue. The Mercury was then banned in Boston...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Methodist
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds



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