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Published December 18th 2012 (first published January 1st 1905)
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Memoirs of an American Citizen by Robert Herrick is story of a young man named E.V. "Van" Harrington, who arrives in Chicago in September of 1876, five years after the Great Fire of 1871. The book covers Van's rise over the next quarter century, a period of hectic growth in the city of Chicago. Today, it's much harder to imagine the son or daughter of a poor farmer from, say, rural Ind
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Robert Welch Herrick was a novelist who was part of a new generation of American realists. His novels deal with the turbulence of industrialized society and the turmoil it can create in sensitive, isolated people. He was also briefly acting-Governor of the United States Virgin Islands in 1935

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