John Milton Hay was an American statesman and official whose career began as a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. Hay was also a talented writer and biographer. His literary work includes Pike County Ballads and Other Pieces, The Bread-Winners. Thank to his skillfully guided diplomacy during the critical period in USA he became an honorable politician. His further diplomatic work got particularly associated with the Open Door policy toward China and the preparations for the Panama Canal.
“Not Pretty, but Precious; And Other Short Stories” is a collection of touching and sweet stories. The author embellishes his stories with vivid plots and imbues them with wisdom and wit. It is a great choice for everyone who is looking for entertaining reading and unusual literary experience. After all, it is a great work of an outstanding politician and bright person, who enjoyed expressing himself in writing. Open the book and follow his enjoyment through his writing!