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By Hamlin Garland

A vintage of yankee realism, A Son of the center Border (1917) is the genuine coming-of-age odyssey of a farm boy who—informed by way of the total brute strength of a homesteaders' lifestyles at the massive unbroken prairie—would develop into a preeminent American author of the early 20th century. Pulitzer Prize winner Hamlin Garland's pleasing autobiography recounts his trip from a rural youth to the examine of literature and the sciences in Boston, his very important connections with such inspirations as William Dean Howell, and finally his reclaimed experience of identification as a author of the Midwest's attractive but challenging land. This definitive e-book positioned Garland between such regionalist writers as Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, and Theodore Dreiser.

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