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Description - Penrod by Deceased Booth Tarkington

A timeless novel in the spirited tradition of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn"One of the most popular American authors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Pulitzer Prize winner Booth Tarkington was acclaimed for his novels set in small Midwestern towns. "Penrod" tells of a boy growing up in Indianapolis at the turn of the twentieth century. His friends and his dog accompany him on his many jaunts, from the stage as the Child Sir Lancelot, to the playground, to school. They make names for themselves as bad boys who always have the most fun. Nearly a century after it was first published to incredible popularity and acclaim, "Penrod" remains wildly funny and entertaining to adults and children alike. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143104858
ISBN-10: 0143104853
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 131mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Deceased Booth Tarkington

Newton Booth Tarkington (1869 1946) was an enormously prolific novelist, playwright, and short story writer who chronicled urban middle-class life in the American Midwest during the early twentieth century. He is best known for his novels "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "Alice Adams," and is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. Jonathan Yardley is the book critic of and a columnist for the "Washington Post." His books include biographies of Ring Lardner and Frederick Exley. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism in 1981."

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