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Critical Review by Samuel T. Williamson

SOURCE: Williamson, Samuel T. Review of The White Gate. New York Times Book Review (7 November 1954): 5.

In the following review of The White Gate, Williamson praises Chase's memoir of her Maine childhood.

The doctor next door charged Edward Everett Chase $5 for bringing his second daughter into the world, and $1.50 for each of two post-natal visits to mother and child. Whatever way you look at it, lawyer Chase got a bargain for his $8. For his daughter, Mary Ellen, grew to be a Professor of English Literature at Smith College and author of Windswept and Mary Peters. On a flyleaf of this, her latest book, Miss Chase's publishers list eight of her works, then give up, adding “etc.”

The White Gate is no mere “etc.” It is recollections of a childhood during...

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