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"A really notable brief for democracy that everybody ought to read."—Nation.



ONE WAY OUT

A Middle-Class New-Englander Emigrates to America

By WILLIAM CARLETON
$1.20 net; by mail, $1.32


In this remarkable narrative a man tells simply but with dynamic power how at thirty-eight he lost his position in the office of a big corporation; how he learned that the special training of his own office was of no value in getting him a position in any other office; how at thirty-eight he was already "too old" to get such a position as he had found easily enough at eighteen; how he and his wife and boy in their trim little suburban home were actually confronted with the fundamental problem of how to exist; how he met and solved that problem in a way unexpected and dramatic, though to him and his wonderful wife, Ruth, obvious and natural, by "emigrating" to America; and how in all their struggle they found their lives enriched and inspired by the old adventurous, pioneer spirit of their forefathers.

Once in a while a book appears which so profoundly impresses the public mind that it wins its place as a force in public opinion. Such a book One Way Out has proved itself to be.

"It is a simple story of a simple life, one of the most convincing and interesting of its kind that I have seen in many a long day, and, in my opinion, the book is one that is bound to be widely read and thoughtfully discussed."—James L. Ford in The New York Herald.

"A rare volume: it has inspiration for the doubter, the man who fears he cannot strike out for himself."—Boston Advertiser.

"You have done more good in publishing One Way Out than you will ever know," writes Dr. A. E. Winship, editor of the Journal of Education. "Will not some of the noble rich buy a million copies and see that they are given to those who need them?"

"An engrossing, because a vitally human, story."—J. B. Kerfoot, in Life.

"A great adventure that has most gripping appeal."—New York Times.

"A very genuine inspiration."—Outlook.

"There are some fine suggestions, much food for thought, and a dramatic story in the evolution of the theme."—Literary Digest.

"A book worth forty novels."—William Marion Reedy in the St. Louis Mirror.

 

SMALL, MAYNARD & COMPANY
Publishers, Boston