Description - A Son of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
This 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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(140mm x 220mm x 25mm)
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
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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."