Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family; To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family; To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

By Mark C. Johnson

Image of Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family--a Test of Will andFaith in World War I    Image of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918
Louisa Thomas never uses the word quixotic to describe the lives and passion of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, his pacifist brother Evan, or their soldier siblings Ralph and Arthur. But the nostalgic, ambivalent echo of lives largely unrewarded, when spent in loyalty to conscience, gives a certain reverence to this family biography, and you can almost see them tilting at the windmills of idealism.


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