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A Short Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne (Signed)

A Short Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne (Signed)


“A second American independence began on July 4, 1804: independence of narrative, a new literature for the young country. On that day, in a crowded old house near Salem, Massachusetts, Nathaniel Hawthorne was born.”

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Embark on a 28-page journey with this short biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne. It begins with an adolescent Hawthorne living in Salem and trying to grapple with the infamous legacy his ancestors had shaped for the city. You’ll follow his friendships with prominent 19th century figures like Ralph Waldo Emmerson, Herman Melville, Louisa May Alcott, and even president Franklin Pierce, and understand how these factors provided inspiration for his timeless novels The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables

Written and signed by The House of the Seven Gables’ head researcher, David Moffat, this book provides a quick, yet highly informative account of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s life and accomplishments.

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Additional information

Weight.2 lbs
Dimensions7 × 4.5 in

Date: February 9, 2023

Author: Adeline Clemons

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