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By Josephine Winslow Johnson | Comments: ( 122 ) | Date: ( Dec 11, 2019 )

The nostalgic, poetic and often humorous story of three actual and metaphorical voyages within the historic landscape of two world wars On the first voyage, a young schoolgirl evacuates to America just before the Blitz a second is made to recapture forty lost years in her beloved wealds and downs of Sussex the last voyage she is unable or unwilling to complete A fusionThe nostalgic, poetic and often humorous story of three actual and metaphorical voyages within the historic landscape of two world wars On the first voyage, a young schoolgirl evacuates to America just before the Blitz a second is made to recapture forty lost years in her beloved wealds and downs of Sussex the last voyage she is unable or unwilling to complete A fusion of history, personal memories and fiction, Josephine Johnson has written a moving account of an historic vessel, an ancient village and daunting tidal river through the voices of war scarred characters, who echo the pull and tug of their native soil and the river Adur.


  • Title: S.S. Asteroid or Tell It to the Bees
  • Author: Josephine Winslow Johnson
  • ISBN: 9780615314914
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Josephine Winslow Johnson

American novelist, poet, and essayist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1935 at age 24 for her first novel, Now in November Shortly thereafter, she published Winter Orchard, a collection of short stories that had previously appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, The St Louis Review, and Hound Horn Of these stories, Dark won an O Henry Award in 1934 1 , and John the Six won an O Henry Award third prize the following year Johnson continued writing short stories and won three O Henry Awards for Alexander to the Park 1942 , The Glass Pigeon 1943 , and Night Flight 1944.Johnson was bornin Kirkwood, Missouri She attended Washington University from 1926 to 1931, but did not earn a degree She wrote her first novel, Now In November, while living in her mother s attic in Webster Groves, Missouri She remained on her farm in Webster Groves and completed Winter Orchard in 1935 She published four books before marrying Grant G Cannon, editor in chief of the Farm Quarterly, in 1942 The couple moved to Iowa City, where she taught at the University of Iowa for the next three years They moved to Hamilton County, Ohio in 1947, where she published Wildwood.Johnson had three children The Cannons continued to move beyond the advancing urban sprawl of Cincinnati, finally settling on the wooded acreage in Clermont County, Ohio, which is the setting of The Inland Island In 1955, Washington University awarded her an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree She published four books before her death, from pneumonia, on February 27, 1990, in Batavia, Ohio at age 79 2 Wiki



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