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American Bloomsbury

Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Their Loves, Their Work

American Bloomsbury( )
Author: Cheever, Susan
ISBN:978-0-7432-6461-7
Publication Date:Dec 2006
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

Even the most devoted readers of nineteenth-century American literature often assume that the men and women behind the masterpieces were as dull and staid as the era's static daguerreotypes. Susan Cheever's latest work, however, brings new life to the well-known literary personages who produced such cherished works asThe Scarlet Letter, Moby-Dick, Walden,andLittle Women.Rendering in full color the tumultuous, often scandalous lives of these volatile and vulnerable geniuses, Cheever's...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
History / United States / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:0.958 Pounds
Author Biography
Cheever, Susan (Author)
Susan Cheever, the daughter of the great American writer John Cheever, is the author of nine previous books, including Home Before Dark, a best-selling memoir about her father, & the novel Looking for Work. She has written award-winning articles on parenting for New York Newsday & is a contributing writer to Architectural Digest. She teaches writing at Bennington College & Yale University & lives in New York.

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