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Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor Botts Begin by William Hazlett Upson

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Botts is back! After nearly 30 years, the fabulously popular stories of Earthworm Tractor salesman Alexander Botts are back in print. Whether you remember reading William Hazlett Upson's tales or you're just discovering the amusing adventures of this "natural-born salesman," The Fabulous Saga of Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor will delight and entertain.

Author William Hazlett Upson turned his work experience with the Holt Caterpillar Company into a second career when The Saturday Evening Post published his first story in 1927, and the saga of tractor salesman extraordinare Alexander Botts and Earthworm crawlers was born. The series was so popular that it led to 112 Botts tales for the popular magazine and a movie, Earthworm Tractors, that starred Joe E. Brown as Botts.

Code No. 009598, 254 pages, ISBN 9781642340259, $43.00

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