Nine to Five by Harvey Smith was first published by Charles Scribner's (New York, 1944). The Collins edition was published in 1947 and the Harlequin five years later in November 1952. The White Circle's cover artist is Margaret Paull, the Harlequin's is unknown. Harlequin published a 2009 Calendar which was given to its authors as part of the 60th anniversary celebration. Nine to Five is September's image.
Smith's best known of his four novels is The Gang's All Here (Princeton University Press, 1941) about a thinly disguised Princeton. The University's motto is Per facilia ad mediocria ("With ease to mediocrity").
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