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ISBN-10: 055431844X

ISBN-13: 9780554318448

Edition: 2008

Authors: Nathaniel Hawthorne

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I have not asked your consent my dear General to the foregoing inscription because it would have been no inconsiderable disappointment to me had you withheld it; for I have long desired to connect your name with some book of mine in commemoration of an early friendship that has grown old between two individuals of widely dissimilar pursuits and fortunes.
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Mass. When Hawthorne was four years old, his father died. Years later, with financial help from his maternal relatives who recognized his literary talent, Hawthorne was able to enroll in Bowdoin College. Among his classmates were the important literary and political figures Horatio Bridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Franklin Pierce. These friends supplied Hawthorne with employment during the early years after graduation while Hawthorne was still establishing himself as a legitimate author. Hawthorne's first novel, Fanshawe, which he self-published in 1928, wasn't quite the success that he had hoped it would be. Not willing to give…