The Trail of the Hawk

The Trail of the Hawk
A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Trail of the Hawk by Sinclair Lewis

Published:

1915

Downloads:

1,611

Share This

The Trail of the Hawk
A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

By

0
(0 Reviews)
A truly lifelike chronicle of the fortunes of 'Widow Ericson's boy Carl,' of Joralemon, Minn., who becomes 'Hawk' Ericson, the daring aviator, and marries a very nice girl indeed. They had promised to find new horizons for each other, and when the resources of a New York flat in the way of horizons are exhausted, they sail for South America.

Book Excerpt

rees and dark carriage-shed of the House with Shutters. It was a large, square, solid brick structure, set among oaks and sinister pines, once the home, or perhaps the mansion, of Banker Whiteley, but unoccupied for years. Leaves rotted before the deserted carriage-shed. The disregarded steps in front were seamed with shallow pools of water for days after a rain. The windows had always been darkened, but not by broad-slatted outside shutters, smeared with house-paint to which stuck tiny black hairs from the paint-brush, like the ordinary frame houses of Joralemon. Instead, these windows were masked with inside shutters haughtily varnished to a hard refined brown.

To-day the windows were open, the shutters folded; furniture was being moved in; and just inside the iron gate a frilly little girl was playing with a whitewashed conch-shell.

She must have been about ten at that time, since Carl was eight. She was a very dressy and complacent child, possessed not only of a clean white muslin with three

Readers reviews

5
4
3
2
1
0.0
Average from 0 Reviews
0
Write Review
Be the first to review this book
Elise Sax - Hilarious Happy Endings
FEATURED AUTHOR - Elise Sax used to work as a journalist, mostly in Paris, France. She took a detour from journalism and became a private investigator before writing her first novel. She lives in Southern California with her two sons. As our Author of the Day, Sax tells us about her book, The Fear Hunter. Please give us a short introduction to what The Fear Hunter is about. The Fear Hunter is about the mysterious Agatha Bright, who lives in Sea Breeze, California. Agatha runs a soup shop and may or may not be… Read more