Doubly Dead

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Leisure Books, Nov 1, 2004 - Fiction - 404 pages
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In 1847, famous author and poet Edgar Allan Poe, haunted by the death of his wife, arrives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to start a new life, only to find a city plagued by a cholera epidemic and a serial killer who is preying on attractive young women from the merchant class. Originally published as Disquiet Heart. Reprint.

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Immersed in melancholia and spirits since the death of his child-wife Sissie, Edgar Allan Poe is adrift in Philadelphia until his protégé, Augie Dubbins, 17, arrives with an invitation from Dr. Alfred ... Read full review


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Randall Silvis is the author of 10 books, including "Disquiet Heart, Doubly Dead, Heart So Hungry," "The Luckiest Man in the World," and "On Night's Shore," He is a winner of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, among other awards. He lives in St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania.

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