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Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

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ISBN-10: 1406500127

ISBN-13: 9781406500127

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jerome K. Jerome

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Large Format for easy reading. Collection of humerous essays celebrating idleness.
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List price: $13.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. When he 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 1828, wasn't quite the success that he had hoped it would be. Not willing to…