A Son of the Middle Border
The Classic of American Realism
By (author) Hamlin Garland
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Son of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
Book DescriptionThis account is the true coming-of-age odyssey of a farm boy who -- informed by the full brute force of a homesteader's life on the vast unbroken prairie -- would become a pre-eminent American writer of the early 20th century. Pulitzer Prize winner Hamlin Garland recounts in this captivating autobiography his journey from a rural childhood to the study of literature and the sciences in Boston, his vital connections with such inspirations as William Howells and eventually his reclaimed sense of identity as a writer of the Midwest's beautiful yet hard land.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780873515658
(140mm x 220mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hamlin Garland
Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical, Hardback (March 2010)
As a self-proclaimed native son of the middle border states of Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota, Hamlin Garland wrote short stories, novels, and essays about the harsh realities of farm life. This volume reprints much of Garland's radical fiction and nonfiction from between 1887 and 1894.
Her Mountain Lover, Paperback / softback (April 2008)
Hamlin Hannibal Garland (1860-1940) was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers, including the "Middle Border" series and the "Memoir" series.
Daughter of the Middle Border (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press), Paperback / softback (February 2008)» View all books by Hamlin Garland
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Author Biography - Hamlin Garland
Hamlin Garland (1860 1940), author of more than 40 books, is best known for his short story collection Main-Travelled Roads. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1918 and won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1922."
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