American Literary Anecdotes by Robert Hendrickson
Who was the original Mother Goose? What was Mark Twain’s recipe for a publisher? Why did John Cheever write many of his stories in his boxer shorts? American Literary Anecdotes provides the answers to these questions and many more in the most extensive collection of its kind ever published. As informative as it is entertaining and truly wide-ranging, the book includes anecdotes and legends about famous and infamous American literary figures, including Louis May Alcott, William Falkner, Langston Hughes, Edgar Allen Poe, and Gertrude Stein. It is a collection to be cherished by writers, readers, and all lovers of written word.
This paperback book is in good condition with minor imperfections to the cover including pen marks on the back. Pages in good condition with an owner’s inscription inside.
ISBN 10: 0140157891 / ISBN 13: 978-0140157895
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1990