Description - The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The title of this book is Scarlet Letter and is written by author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The book Scarlet Letter is published by Everyman. The ISBN of this book is 9781857151251 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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Author Biography - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on 4th July 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. One of his descendants was John Hathorne who presided over the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Hawthorne's father died when he was four years old. He was educated at Bowdoin College where he became friends with the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He published his first novel, Fanshawe in 1828 and after this his stories began to appear in periodicals. He in 1842 and he and his wife Sophia went on to have three children. He published his most famous work, The Scarlet Letter, in 1850, and in that same year he became friends with the novelist Herman Melville. Melville later dedicated Moby Dick to Hawthorne. Between 1853 and 1860 he lived in Liverpool in England while he was working as an American consul, and then in Italy, before returning to his home in Concord, Massachusetts. Nathaniel Hawthorne died on 19th May 1864.