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Poe : a life cut short

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores Poe's literary accomplishments and legacy against the background of his erratic, dramatic, and sometimes sordid life, including his marriage to his thirteen-year-old cousin and his much-written-about problems with gambling and alcohol.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008018244
(OCoLC)226213344
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 9780385529457 0385529457
OCLC Number: 464664829
Description: 1 online resource (x, 205 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: The victim --
The orphan --
The schoolboy --
The soldier --
The journalist --
The editor --
The man who never smiled --
The bird --
The scandal --
The women --
The last year.
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.
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Abstract:

Explores Poe's literary accomplishments and legacy against the background of his erratic, dramatic, and sometimes sordid life, including his marriage to his thirteen-year-old cousin and his much-written-about problems with gambling and alcohol.

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