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story of a country town.

E. W. Howe

story of a country town.

by E. W. Howe

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Sylvia E. Bowman.
SeriesTwayne"s United States classics series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H8364 S14, PS2014.H5 S14
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5828494M
LC Control Number61016903
OCLC/WorldCa280063

In a story filled with suspense and humor, lush green country scenes alternate with the elegant details of a fine Victorian town house, making this a breathtakingly beautiful picture book. Shortcut to Hedgie's Book .   His first and most successful novel, The Story of a Country Town (), was the first realistic novel of Midwestern small-town life. He published and edited Howe’s Monthly (–33) and wrote essays, travel books, and an autobiography, Plain People ().


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