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Salem Is My Dwelling Place: Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne Edwin Haviland Miller

Salem Is My Dwelling Place: Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Edwin Haviland Miller

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781587291524
Unknown Binding
643 pages
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 About the Book 

aIn one of his public disavowals of autobiography, Nathaniel Hawthorne informed his readers that external traits hide the man, instead of displaying him, directing them instead to look through the whole range of his fictitious characters, good andMoreaIn one of his public disavowals of autobiography, Nathaniel Hawthorne informed his readers that external traits hide the man, instead of displaying him, directing them instead to look through the whole range of his fictitious characters, good and evil, in order to detect any of his essential traits. In this multidimensional biography of Americas first great storyteller, Edwin Haviland Miller answers Hawthornes challenge and reveals the inner landscapes of this modest, magnetic man who hid himself in his fiction. Thomas Woodson hails Millers account as the best biography of this most elusive of American authors.