A Story Teller's Story
The tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers--told in many notes--in four books--and an Epilogue
Introduction by Thomas Lynch
A memoir of Midwestern life and culture from the author of Winesburg, Ohio
Sherwood Anderson was born in Camden, Ohio, in 1876. His most important work, Winesburg, Ohio, was published in 1919. He died in Panama on March 8, 1941.
Thomas Lynch's previous books include The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, Bodies in Motion and at Rest, and Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans.
Praise / Awards
- "Probably unequaled...for the austerity of moral courage and sincerity of conviction....A book which should be read by every intelligent American."
---The New York Times
- "The pilgrim's progress of a man at once a genuine artist...and a small-town, pool-playing, story-telling Midwesterner."
- "In the field of literary autobiography, it stands practically alone in America."
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