A biography and life work of herbert mitgang an american author

Gathers Lincoln's tall tales and clever barbs, written by a skilled historian and masterful storyteller. Robert Cook, Troubled Commemoration: Indeed, over the years Mitgang has been such a prodigious researcher that he is literally a one-man primary source.

Du Bois quoted in Holzer, ed. Arnold Big Arnie Rothstein, a world-class gambler who reputedly fixed the World Series, was found shot in the gut near one of his Broadway haunts. It's the only stuff of myth that's left in the world.

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Blue cloth in white slipcase. Charles Scribner's Sons, Contains a facsimile of the handwritten manuscript as recorded by Adah Sutton and the printed copy with supplemental material.

He graduated in and went to work at the Atlanta Daily World shortly thereafter. Knopf, Sandburg wrote three children's books in Elmhurst, Rootabaga Stories, infollowed by Rootabaga Pigeonsand Potato Face Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making. Two men, once friends, were locked in a political death-match that would affect New York and indeed the fate of the nation.

It has an exterior plaque on Sandburg's roles as an organizer for the Social Democratic Party and as personal secretary to Emil Seidel, Milwaukee's first Socialist mayor. Lincoln and his Wife's Home Town.

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Emphasis added by Bennett. His papers are already collected and available at the New York Public Library. Widely diverse in form as well as content, these stories offer a broad and complicated view of Vietnam, from the eerie mountain villages of the Thai and Muong minority people to the stark and brutal experiences of rural farmers to the cut-throat existence of city dwellers who will do anything to get by.

Near the end of the novel, an old man carries home the body of his drowned grandson. This work examines the 'gold-rush fantasy' in American psychology and describes its dire consequences.

The Florida land boom, the operations of Insull, Kreuger and Hatry, and the Shandoah Corporation all come together in Galbraith's study of concerted human greed and folly. Carl Sandburg (January 6, - July 22, ) was an American poet, prose writer, and editor.

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He won the Pulitzer Prize twice for poetry, plus a third Pulitzer for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H.L. Mencken called Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat." Sandburg was born in.

Nov 06,  · By HERBERT MITGANG NOV. 6, A Life." This thousand-page biography of one of modern history's greatest leaders, who at the pinnacle of.

In this first biography in over three decades, Brayton Harris uses long-overlooked files and recently declassified documents to bring to life one of America's greatest wartime heroes.

Deviant Author by: Harold Schechter. That book prompted Herbert Mitgang to name O'Rourke "one of the finest writers of his generation." Signs of the Literary Times provides new evidence for that assessment.

It brings together O'Rourke's unique mixture of literary, political, and cultural criticism. Owen Wister's Biography American writer whose stories helped to establish the cowboy as an archetypical‚ individualist hero.

Wister and his predecessor James Fenimore Cooper () created the basic Western myths and themes‚ which were later .

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