Mary Ellen Chase | Critical Essay by Stanley Young

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SOURCE: Young, Stanley. “A Fine Page in America's Past.” New York Times Book Review (17 November 1935): 1.

In the following essay, Young describes Silas Crockett as somewhat romantic in tone but inspiring in its message.

Follow the Maine Coast from Bath to Bar Harbor, from Casco Bay to Penobscot to Eastport, and you will find the background for Mary Ellen Chase's fine romantic story [Silas Crockett] of four generations of a seafaring family. You will find, too, the remnants of the Crocketts who made maritime history for a hundred years and who, like the family of Mary Peters, knew the coast before change was upon it, before the last sound of hammer and mallet closed the clipper-ship era and all the brave journeying of Yankee sailors around a world traversed by white sails.

In Silas Crockett, with whom this chronicle opens, there was...

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