Always the Young Strangers

The Poet Historians Moving Recollection of His Small Town Youth
Product Number: EB00626620
Released: Nov 17, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780544784017
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Description

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and historian recalls his midwestern boyhood in this classic memoir. Born in a tiny cottage in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1878, Carl Sandburg grew with America. As a boy he left school at the age of thirteen to embark on a life of work-driving a milk wagon and serving as a hotel porter, a bricklayer, and a farm laborer before eventually finding his place in the world of literature. In Always the Young Strangers, Sandburg delivers a nostalgic view of small-town life around the turn of the twentieth century and an invaluable perspective on American history.

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Author(s): Carl Sandburg
Original Publish Date: Oct 20, 2015

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