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Conrad Richter

a writer"s life

by Johnson, David R.

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richter, Conrad, 1890-1968,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-394) and index.

    StatementDavid R. Johnson.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe Penn State series in the history of the book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3535.I429 Z74 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 407 p. :
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6792291M
    ISBN 100271020970
    LC Control Number00057132


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His other novels included The Fields (), The Lady (), A Simple Honorable Man (), The Grandfathers (), A Country of Strangers (; a companion to The Light in the Forest), and The Aristocrat, published just before his death in The Fields: Second Book In Awakening Land Trilogy by Richter, Conrad and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Conrad Michael Richter, (born Oct. 13,Pine Grove, Pa., U.S.—died Oct. 30,Pottsville, Pa.), American short-story writer and novelist known for his lyrical fiction about early America. As a young man, Richter did odd jobs and at age 19 became the editor of the Patton (Pennsylvania) then worked as a reporter and founded a juvenile magazine that he.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. A distinguished piece of work, bearing out the promise shown in the short story collection, Early Americana, published in August and reported last June (page ). THE TREES - Ebook written by Conrad Richter. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read THE TREES/5(6).

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In he and his family moved to New Mexico, where his heart and mind were soon captured by the Southwest. Conrad Michael Richter (Octo – Octo ) was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods.

His novel The Town (), the last story of his trilogy The Awakening Land about the Ohio frontier, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Conrad Richter was born in Pennsylvania, the son, grandson, nephew, and great-nephew of clergymen.

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