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The Man from Home (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Man from Home (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Booth Tarkington
 

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In this southern Italian comedy of errors, American siblings Horace and Ethel Granger-Simpson attempt to have Ethel marry the Honorable Almeric St. Aubyn. The siblings must deal with their guardian—Daniel Voorhees Pike of Kokomo, Indiana—who refuses to liquidate the family fortune for the marriage. Written in Paris in 1906, this play ran in Chicago

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In this southern Italian comedy of errors, American siblings Horace and Ethel Granger-Simpson attempt to have Ethel marry the Honorable Almeric St. Aubyn. The siblings must deal with their guardian—Daniel Voorhees Pike of Kokomo, Indiana—who refuses to liquidate the family fortune for the marriage. Written in Paris in 1906, this play ran in Chicago for a year and was a hit on Broadway in 1908.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411457003
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
210
Sales rank:
1,145,855
File size:
179 KB

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Meet the Author

Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

 

Harry Leon Wilson (1867-1939) was an American novelist and dramatist. He is the author of Ruggles of Red Gap (1915), and popularized the term “flapper” in his 1913 novel Bunker Bean.

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