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A skeptic's guide to writers' houses / Anne Trubek ; [illustrations by John Hubbard].

Author/Creator:
Trubek, Anne, 1966-
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
165 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts.
Literary landmarks -- United States.
Authors and readers -- United States.
American literature -- Appreciation -- United States.
Contents:
The irrational allure of writers' houses
Trying to find Whitman in Camden
Never the Twain shall meet
The Concord pilgrimage
Hemingway's breadcrumb trail
Not that Tom Wolfe
Best-laid plans at Jack London State Historic Park
The compensation of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poe houses and arrested decay
At home with Charles Chesnutt and Langston Hughes
American writers' houses open to the public.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Schneidman fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780812242928 (acid-free paper)