Walter D. Edmonds





Walter D. Edmonds

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born
in Boonville, New York, The United States
July 15, 1903

died
January 24, 1998

gender
male

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Walter D. Edmonds has been a National Book Award winner and recipient of the Newbery Medal. He is the author of Bert Breen’s Barn, The Boyds of Black River, In the Hands of the Senecas, Mostly Canallers, Rome Haul, Time to Go House, and most recently the autobiographical Tales My Father Never Told, all available from Syracuse University Press.


Average rating: 3.68 · 4,623 ratings · 231 reviews · 28 distinct works · Similar authors
The Matchlock Gun
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 4,081 ratings — published 1941 — 8 editions
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Drums Along the Mohawk
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 1936 — 12 editions
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In the Hands of the Senecas
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings2 editions
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Rome Haul
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1938 — 2 editions
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Bert Breen's Barn
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1975 — 3 editions
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Chad Hanna
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1940
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The Boyds of Black River
2.89 of 5 stars 2.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1933 — 2 editions
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Time to Go House
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1969 — 3 editions
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“I don't think how old a person is has anything to do with what he really is himself.”
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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL BY SUSANNA CLARK
 
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DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK BY WALTER D. EDMONDS
 
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A CONSPIRACY OF PAPER BY DAVID LISS
 
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