Tuesday, November 11, 2014
John Dos Passos
John Dos Passos (1896-1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Steve Shuyler in 1919, of the trilogy U.S.A., The Modern Library, Random House, Inc. (1937).
Remark follows an incident during the First World War in which a waitress in Marseilles, France collects a tip in coins by "hoisting up her skirts and picking up the coins between her legs."