Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1943. First Edition, second printing. Signed inscription from Rose on the front endpaper: “Best wishes to the reader from the writer. Cordially yours, Don Rose.” Donald Frank Rose was a columnist and editorial writer on The Philadelphia Bulletin. His column “Stuff and Nonsense” was noted for its easy informality. It usually dealt with the minor tribulations of life. He injected wit and humor into his daily stories, whether they dealt with domestic adventures, or gardening. He wrote articles for the American, Cosmopolitan, Saturday Evening Post and many other magazines. Rose taught journalism at Columbia University 's Graduate School of Journalism, the Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, and the Charles Morris Price School of Advertising and Journalism. “Mr. Wicker's War” tells what happened during the first two years of World War II to a characteristically American family. Small 8vo., tan cloth in dust jacket; 250 pages. Item #57479
Very Good (covers nice, content clean & tight with few tiny holes first few pages); moderate wear (few short tears & few tiny chips base of spine) d/j.