1899. Hamlin Garland was born near La Crosse, Wisconsin and lived in the area for nine years before his family moved to South Dakota. As an adult he lived in major cities throughout the United States but visited his birthplace often. In 1922 he received a Pulitzer Prize for A Daughter of the Middle Border, and was also director of the American Academy of Arts and Letters for a number of years. This volume contains a selection of his short stories including: A Branch Road; Up the Coolly; Among the Corn-Rows; The Return of a Private; Under the Lion's Paw; The Creamery Man; A Day's Pleasure; Mrs. Ripley's Trip; and Uncle Ethan Ripley. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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I first read this book of short stories in college many moons ago. From time to time I would think about some of the stories that for some reason left a powerful impact upon me. I found another copy a ... Read full review