Henry Ward Beecher: An American Portrait 1927

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 M03 1 - 372 pages
This work is a straightforward, no holds barred biographical account of the life of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher. Beecher was the archbishop of American liberal Protestantism. He came out on the right side of every question, always a little too late. He was referred to as the greatest preacher since St. Paul. He was mentioned for the presidency. He was a powerful writer of trash. This is an intriguing picture of the man and times.

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Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), was born in Sauk Centre, Minne-sota, and graduated from Yale in 1907; in 1930 he became the first American recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Main Street (1920) was his first critical and commercial success. Lewis's other noted books include Babbitt (1922), Arrowsmith (1925), Elmer Gantry (1927), Dodsworth (1929), and It Can't Happen Here (1935).

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