I THE FURNACE
A twilight like blue dust sifted into the shallow
fold of the thickly wooded hills. It was early
October, but a crisping frost had already stamped
the maple trees with gold, the ...
Joseph Hergesheimer, best known for his leisurely paced historical novels, was born in Philadelphia. Of Protestant German and Scots ancestry, he was reared in the home of his maternal grandfather, a t...
Of Joseph Hergesheimer 's many books of fiction, seven are short-story collections. Each of the seven was well received. Several of his stories were adapted into films that became box-office hits, an...