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William Dean Howells: An American Life

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Hardcover, 372 pages
Published September 30th 1971 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published 1971)
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John
Dec 24, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: own, bio, mexico, nonfiction
Howells was an author and editor in the second half of the 19th century. This bio was more a summary of his books and those of the other authors of the day. He seemed to know them all. HIs personal life was skimmed over, he seemed to have had many metal problems as did his wife and one child. but no details were written of them. He and his wife had a love of architecture and moved 50 times or more but no details of their homes were given in this book.. Book would be far more interesting to a per ...more
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