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Suburban Sketches

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ISBN-10: 3842429339

ISBN-13: 9783842429338

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Dean Howells

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List price: $19.99
Publisher: Tredition GmbH
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.06" wide x 7.81" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

William Dean Howells was born on March 1, 1837, in Martin's Ferry, Ohio. Howells was forced to drop out of high school to work as a typesetter for his father. He later taught himself, becoming adept at German and Spanish. He soon became a reporter, eventually becoming editor of The Atlantic Monthly and Harper's magazines, as well as a literary critic. During his lifetime, Howells rubbed elbows with the great American authors of his day, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson. In 1861, he received a consulship at Venice, returning to the U.S. several years later to become assistant editor for The Atlantic Monthly. While his accomplishments are centered in the world of…