To the American woman I owe much, but to two women I owe more: my mother and my wife. And, to them I dedicate this account of the boy to whom one gave birth and brought to manhood and the other blessed with all that a home and family may mean.
The Americanization of Edward Bok
The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After
Edward William Bok
Pulitzer Prizewinning autobiography of an influential publisher and editor.