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    an authentic call to the trade?

    Does "the trade" refer to the profession of the author?


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    He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. H. L. Mencken wrote of him, "[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade ... it is this red-haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds."[2]

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    Re: an authentic call to the trade?

    Yes.
    "Invading armies have no rights." Noam Chomsky

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