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Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) Emma Elizabeth Brown

Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Emma Elizabeth Brown

Published February 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781411458208
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340 pages
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Best known today as author of The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, the physician, poet, and lecturer Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809-1894) was one of Mark Twains favorite writers. This 1884 biography traces his early years and successful career inMoreBest known today as author of The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, the physician, poet, and lecturer Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809-1894) was one of Mark Twains favorite writers. This 1884 biography traces his early years and successful career in science and in writing. Brown is able to create a distinct narrative, as Holmes himself supplied her with fresh material and directed her in the making of the book.