By Sinclair Lewis
released in 1925, Arrowsmith is the tale of Martin Arrowsmith, a talented scientist making his method from a small Midwestern city to the apex of the clinical group. Arrowsmith follows the titular personality from scientific institution via stints as a small-town health practitioner and neighborhood healthiness legitimate to his discovery of a pandemic that destroys bacteria.
Arrowsmith was once offered the 1926 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, however the award used to be declined through the writer. it's been tailored for radio, movie and television.
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Well, this girl squawks and squawks. I was jus' a little bit off, and I heard all the yellin', so I comes running, an' by that time Lennie's so scared all he can think to do is jus' hold on. I socked him over the head with a fence picket to make him let go. He was so scairt he couldn't let go of that dress. " Slim's eyes were level and unwinking. He nodded very slowly. " George carefully built his line of solitaire cards. "Well, that girl rabbits in an' tells the law she been raped. The guys in Weed start a party out to lynch Lennie.
Lennie," he said sharply. Lennie twisted his neck and looked over his shoulder. "Huh? " "What pup, George? " George went quickly to him, grabbed him by the shoulder and rolled him over. He reached down and picked the tiny puppy from where Lennie had been concealing it against his stomach. Lennie sat up quickly. " George said, "You get right up an' take this pup back to the nest. He's gotta sleep with his mother. You want to kill him? Just born last night an' you take him out of the nest. " Lennie held out his hands pleadingly.
The reeds jerked slightly in the current. Far off toward the highway a man shouted something, and another man shouted back. The sycamore limbs rustled under a little wind that died immediately. "George - why ain’t we goin’ on to the ranch and get some supper? " George rolled on his side. "No reason at all for you. I like it here. Tomorra we’re gonna go to work I seen thrashin’ machines on the way down. That means we’ll be bucking grain bags, bustin’ a gut. Tonight I’m gonna lay right here and look up.