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Magnificent Ambersons

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ISBN-10: 0253205468

ISBN-13: 9780253205469

Edition: N/A

Authors: Booth Tarkington

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List price: $25.00
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/22/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Newton Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 29, 1869. By the age of sixteen he had written a fourteen-act melodrama about Jesse James. Tarkington was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, then spent his first two years of college at Purdue, and his last two at Princeton. He was a founder of the Triangle Club, and editor of the Nassau Literary Magazine, a contributor of humorous drawings and literary wit to The Tiger. When his class graduated in 1893, he lacked sufficient credits for a degree. His later achievements, however, won him an honorary A.M. in 1899 and an honorary Litt.D. in 1918. Upon leaving Princeton in 1893 he returned to Indiana determined to pursue a…