The Man Without a Country and Other Tales

The Man Without a Country and Other Tales

by Edward Everett Hale

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Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian, and minister.  Hale was also notable for his support of the Union during the American Civil War and he was elected as a Third Class Companion of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.

This is a collection of 11 short stories that were published in 1891.  The book features the classic short story The Man Without a Country which tells the story of Philip Nolan, an Army lieutenant who renounced the United States during a trial for treason and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life at sea.  The story was first published in 1863 and was written as a way to promote the Union cause.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781537811895
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 309
Sales rank: 992,028
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

The man without a country — The last of the Florida — A piece of possible history — The south american editor — The old and the new, face to face — The dot and line alphabet — The last voyage of the Resolute — My double, and how he undid me — The children of the public — The skeleton in the closet — Christmas waits in Boston.

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