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Homespun America; a collection of writings--happy, somber, gay, serious, rough, subtle, and otherwise--designed to capture the essential quality of the free United States.

Author: Wallace Brockway; Bart Keith Winer
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brockway, Wallace, 1905-
Homespun America.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958
(OCoLC)654644559
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Brockway; Bart Keith Winer
OCLC Number: 1562010
Notes: Prose and poems.
Description: xxiv, 831 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Nathaniel Ames --
Benjamin Franklin --
Noah Webster --
John James Audubon --
Andrew Jackson --
Peter Cartwright --
Davy Crockett --
Seba Smith --
Thomas Chandler Haliburton --
James Fenimore Cooper --
Thomas Robinson Hazard --
Amos Bronson Alcott --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Henry David Thoreau --
John Greenleaf Whittier --
Yankee Hill --
Indians: Red Jacket and Joseph --
William T. Thompson --
James Russell Lowell --
English observers of homespun America --
John Melish --
William Cobbett --
Frances Trollope --
Simon Ansley O'Ferrall --
Captain Marryat --
Charles Dickens --
Anthony Trollope --
*** --
Peter H. Burnett --
Alonzo Delano --
John Phoenix --
Benjamin P. Shillaber --
George W. Harris --
Frederick S. Cozzens --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
P.T. Barnum --
The not-so-gentle men of the press --
Joseph William Gray --
Archer H. Shaw --
Joseph T. Buckingham --
William G. Brownlow --
William Cullen Bryant --
Dick Wick Hall --
Horace Greeley --
*** --
Brigham Young --
Abraham Lincoln --
Orpheus C. Kerr --
Artemus Ward --
Bill Arp --
Petroleum V. Nasby --
Ulysses S. Grant --
The American Joe Miller --
Brick Pomeroy --
Henry Ward Beecher --
Josh Billings --
Louisa May Alcott --
Marietta Holley --
Edward Eggleston --
Charles Dudley Warner --
J.M. Bailey --
Melville Landon --
Grandmother Brown --
The General Store --
Robert J. Burdette --
Joel Chandler Harris --
George W. Peck --
Bret Harte --
Mark Twain --
James Whitcomb Riley --
Bill Nye --
Thomas Alva Edison --
Eugene Field --
Edward Noyes Westcott --
Arthur T. Vance --
Elbert Hubbard --
Finley Peter Dunne --
George Horace Lorimer --
Martha L. Smith --
Kin Hubbard --
E.W. Howe --
William Allen White --
George Ade --
Sherwood Anderson --
Henry Ford --
Thomas R. Marshall --
Calvin Coolidge --
Samuel Hopkins Adams --
Will Rogers --
Ring Lardner --
Heywood Broun --
Carl Sandburg --
Grandma Moses --
Cedric Adams --
Robert Frost.
Responsibility: Edited and with an introd. and commentary by Wallace Brockway and Bart Keith Winer.

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