The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 12 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Tributes and Miscellany

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 12 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Tributes and Miscellany

by Robert G. Ingersoll
     
 

Cited by Ambrose Bierce, P. G. Wodehouse, and Sinclair Lewis, Ingersoll was a celebrity pundit of the nineteenth century. This final volume contains tributes to the man along with such miscellaneous writings as “The Children of the Stage,” “Address to the Press Club,” “The Great Banquet,” “Physiognomy, Palmistry, and

Overview


Cited by Ambrose Bierce, P. G. Wodehouse, and Sinclair Lewis, Ingersoll was a celebrity pundit of the nineteenth century. This final volume contains tributes to the man along with such miscellaneous writings as “The Children of the Stage,” “Address to the Press Club,” “The Great Banquet,” “Physiognomy, Palmistry, and Handwriting,” “To Walt Whitman,” “Jesus Christ,” and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461598
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
648
File size:
466 KB

Meet the Author


Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899), the son of a radical Presbyterian preacher, was born in New York City. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he raised a regiment that fought in the Battle of Shiloh. An active Republican, Ingersoll was Attorney General of Illinois. Known as a champion of freethinking and agnosticism, he became one of the most popular orators of his time.

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