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Foregone Conclusion

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ISBN-10: 0554318792

ISBN-13: 9780554318790

Edition: 2008

Authors: William D. Howells

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Yes, I think he has; but I know as little about the matter as you do. He sat down beside her, and picking up a twig from the gravel, pulled the bark off in silence. Then, Miss Vervain, he said, knitting his brows, as he always did when he had something on his conscience and meant to ease it at any cost, I'm the dog that fetches a bone and carries a bone; I talked Don Ippolito over with you, the other day, and now I've been talking you over with him. But I've the grace to say that I'm ashamed of myself.
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 188
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

William Dean Howells was born in Martin's Ferry, Ohio on March 1, 1837. He dropped out of school to work as a typesetter and a printer's apprentice. He taught himself through intensive reading and the study of Spanish, French, Latin, and German. He wrote a campaign biography of Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Lincoln appointed him U.S. consul in Venice, Italy in 1861 as a reward. After returning to the U.S. several years later, he became an assistant editor for The Atlantic Monthly, later becoming editor from 1871 to 1881. He also wrote columns for Harper's New Monthly Magazine and occasional pieces for The North American Review. As an editor and critic, he was a proponent of American realism.…