The Americanization of Edward Bok: The autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after  by Edward William Bok
 Unknown Binding: 461 pages
  • Publisher: C. Scribner's sons;   (1921)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00087BD2Y
  • HARDCOVER
  • ILLUSTRATED WITH B&W PHOTOGRAPHS

Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921, 1921.

Autobiography:  "The Americanization of Edward Bok,"the story of a Dutch boy who came to America, worked hard, and became very successful. Dedicated to American school boys and girls.  Autobiography of Bok who came to America at age six from the Netherlands and who at age 26 became the editor of "The Ladies' Home Journal."  The Americanization of Edward Bok  received the Joseph Pulitzer Prize from Columbia University as "the best American biography teaching patriotic and unselfish service to the Nation." Edited with an Introduction by John Louis Haney, Ph. D. President Central High School, Philadelphia. Mr. Bok's story indicates the road to success -the account of his long and successful editorship of "The Ladies's Home Journal".

  • Illustrated with 6 b/w photographs including frontis. 
  • Black and white full page photographs. Frontispiece photo of Edward Bok  
  • Pages clean; slightly yellowed; Some light foxing on ep., the paper is lightly yellowed.
  • Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall   
  • Contents: 22 chapters; Biographical data, Index   
  • NAVY BLUE Decorated Cloth cover with lettering on front and spine. Front cover has discoloration/ staining. Spine's ends, edges and corners are slightly shelfworn.  P.O.'s name written in ink on first blank page
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