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The Life of Horace Greeley (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Life of Horace Greeley (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Parton
 

Horace Greeley (1811–1872) was an American newspaper editor whose New York Tribune was the country’s most influential periodical from the 1840s to the 1870s. James Parton’s biography of the legendary Greeley examines his life and the events that shaped him, “simply and solely because I liked the man, because I gloried in his

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Horace Greeley (1811–1872) was an American newspaper editor whose New York Tribune was the country’s most influential periodical from the 1840s to the 1870s. James Parton’s biography of the legendary Greeley examines his life and the events that shaped him, “simply and solely because I liked the man, because I gloried in his career, because I thought the story of his life ought to be told.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454538
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
462
File size:
674 KB

Meet the Author


James Parton (1822-1891) was born in Canterbury, England. One of the most popular biographers of his day, he wrote life stories of Voltaire, Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Horace Greeley. He also wrote Famous Americans of Recent Times, Noted Women of Europe and America, and Captains of Industry.

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