The Whole Family (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Novel by Twelve Authors

The Whole Family (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Novel by Twelve Authors

by William Dean Howells, Henry James
     
 

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An ingenious concept conceived by William Dean Howells, Whole Family is a novel written by twelve different writers, including Henry James, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Henry Van Dyke. Each writer tackles a different family member, with Howells’s portrait of the family patriarch, who has doubts about his daughter’s engagement, setting the

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An ingenious concept conceived by William Dean Howells, Whole Family is a novel written by twelve different writers, including Henry James, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Henry Van Dyke. Each writer tackles a different family member, with Howells’s portrait of the family patriarch, who has doubts about his daughter’s engagement, setting the story in motion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443525
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
350
Sales rank:
1,020,286
File size:
284 KB

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Meet the Author


William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American novelist and critic.  He edited the Atlantic Monthly from 1871-1881, where he championed literary realism and advanced the careers of such important American writers as Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and Henry James.  His best known novel is The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885).

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