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Penrod’s escapades have delighted generations of readers. The stories in this Indiana classic will captivate still another generation of young readers and awaken nostalgia in many an adult.
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Series:||Library of Indiana Classics Series|
|Edition description:||1ST MIDLAND|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.86(d)|
About the Author
Newton Booth Tarkington (1869 – 1946) was an enormously prolific novelist, playwright, and short story writer who chronicled urban middle-class life in the American Midwest during the early twentieth century. He is best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, and is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.
Jonathan Yardley is the book critic of and a columnist for the Washington Post. His books include biographies of Ring Lardner and Frederick Exley. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism in 1981.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Penrod is a hyperactive bully. I like everybody in 'Penrod', 'Penrod and Sam', and Penrod Jashber' except Penrod himself. I love Georgie Bassett. He is the reason I enjoyed these books. Georgie Bassett is the perfect little gentleman.