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Carl Sandburg : a biography

Author: Penelope Niven
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the life and career of poetbiographer Carl Sandburg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Niven, Penelope.
Carl Sandburg.
New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)643864787
Named Person: Carl Sandburg; Carl Sandburg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Niven
ISBN: 0684192519 9780684192512
OCLC Number: 22623567
Notes: "A Robert Stewart book."
Description: xix, 843 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. The prairie years. The young stranger (1869-1895) ; The dust of the traveled road (1896-1898) ; An independent drifter (1898-1902) ; Reckless ecstasy (1902-1904) ; A vagabond philosopher-poet (1904-1906) ; Uncharted seas (1906-1907) ; A gospel of freedom to come (1907-1908) ; Hope and glory (1908) ; Dreamers? Yes, dreamers (1908-1909) ; Fugitives of pain (1909-1911). --
pt. II. The Chicago years. This my city (1912-1914) ; Blood, work and war (1914-1916) ; The four brothers (1916-1918) ; World storm (1918-1919) ; Smoke and steel (1919-1920) ; To a far country of make-believe (1920-1921) ; Refuge in Rootabaga country (1922) ; A certain portrait (1923-1925) ; Strange friend (1925-1926). --
pt. III. The Lincoln years. American singer (1926-1929) ; A great bundle of grief (1929-1933) ; Heroes, did you say? (1933-1936) ; Lincoln? (1936-1940) ; Heartbreak time (1940-1945). --
pt. IV. The Connemara years. The eternal hobo (1945-1946) ; American dreamer (1946-1949) ; Songs and scars (1949-1951) ; A majestic old age (1951-1954) ; The family of man (1954-1956) ; Yes no yes no (1957-1958) ; Honey and salt (1959-1967). --
Epilogue: Shadows.
Responsibility: Penelope Niven.

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Follows the life and career of poetbiographer Carl Sandburg.

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