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George Lippard

David S. Reynolds

George Lippard

by David S. Reynolds

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lippard, George, 1822-1854 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David S. Reynolds.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 417
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2246.L8 Z86 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p. :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3486483M
    ISBN 100805773509
    LC Control Number82006051

    Washington and His Generals, “” The Legends of the American Revolution. George Lippard Published posthumously on the occasion of America's centennial celebration, George Lippard's Washington and His Generals, “”. compiles into a single volume his five popular books of Revolutionary-era historical fiction.. The first book, “The Battle-Day of Germantown,” features Author: George Lippard. Summary. One winter evening, around dusk, while he is sitting at the end of a counter and talking to George, the manager of a diner in Summit, Illinois, a small town south of Chicago, Nick Adams watches two over-dressed strangers in black (Al and Max) enter the diner.

    The original source of this quote is an book written by George Lippard entitled The Legends of the American Revolution 2 It turns out that George Lippard, although completely unknown today, was the premier American fiction writer of the middle part of the nineteenth century. "His books were best sellers, and during the decade between.   George Albert Lippard, Jr. COLUMBIA - Dr. George Albert Lippard, Jr. passed away peacefully on February 9, after a brief illness. Born on .

    George Lippard was born on Ap , in West Nantmeal Township, in Chester County, Pennsylvania. His father was Daniel B. Lippard. However, he was left in the care of his two aunts and grandfather in Germantown, Philadelphia.   One of them is 19th Century Philadelphia writer George Lippard. Not many people have heard of Lippard, unlike the multitudes who have heard of Edgar Allen Poe, who was a close friend of Lippard's. Lippard was born in Chester County, and received a haphazard education in a Methodist seminary at fifteen years old in upstate New York before Author: Thom Nickels.


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