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By William Lowell Putnam

the writer of this e-book can have had hassle being dispassionate approximately himself and his topic. He has basically succeeded in regard to the latter. William Lowell Putnam served his hitch within the U.S. Army’s elite tenth Mountain department, the place he commanded an organization in wrestle lengthy prior to he used to be eligible to vote, and earned either red middle and Silver celebrity. He taught geology at Tufts collage yet, as he places it, “has continually misspent” his lifestyles within the mountains. He freely admits to having flunked the elemental English direction at Harvard, yet claims to have made up for it in later years through composing and providing twenty-five years worthy of broadcast editorials, serving on numerous editorial committees, compiling quite a few climbers’ courses and authoring six books on hiking subject matters. His first biography used to be of JOE avert, who, greater than coincidentally, occurred to be a adolescence neighbor and modern of his father, the topic of this quantity. Writing virtually 20 years after the dying of Roger Putnam, William has accomplished a adequate standpoint to notice the issues in addition to the high quality issues of his topic. however the reader can't leave out the loving appreciate that permeates the whole textual content. Roger Putnam was once the integral Yankee - robust in precept, gradual to bend his reviews, convinced of his flooring and devoted to exertions. This e-book is a son’s tribute to his amazing dad or mum - A YANKEE IMAGE.

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