Over the Teacups (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Over the Teacups (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
     
 

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Published in 1890, Over the Teacups is the last of Oliver Wendell Holmes’s fabled “table talk” books. A collection of charming and witty essays, written in the form of a novel, with Holmes’s characteristic engaging voice, this is a tour de force from Holmes, who was nearly eighty years old when he began composing these pieces.

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Published in 1890, Over the Teacups is the last of Oliver Wendell Holmes’s fabled “table talk” books. A collection of charming and witty essays, written in the form of a novel, with Holmes’s characteristic engaging voice, this is a tour de force from Holmes, who was nearly eighty years old when he began composing these pieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441460
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
334
File size:
415 KB

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Meet the Author


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and author whose essays were published regularly in The Atlantic Monthly—a magazine he named, and which still thrives today.  As a doctor, Holmes was an influential early proponent of the germ disease of contagion, and pressed for the training of women and African American physicians.

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