The Oxford Book of American Essays
Wildside Press LLC, Apr 1, 2008 - Fiction - 524 pages
Included in this volume are essays by Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allen Poe, Oliver Wendall Holmes, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, and more.
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