Titel: People from Charlottesville, Virginia
Edgar Allan Poe, Sissy Spacek, John Grisham, Anna Anderson, Miriam Cooper, Richard Burr, Dave Matthews, Alexander Vandegrift, John S. Mosby, Rob Lowe, Mark Lane, Somdev Devvarman, Paul Curreri, Frances Parkinson Keyes, Eleanor Ross Taylor.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 116 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 115. Chapters: Edgar Allan Poe, Sissy Spacek, John Grisham, Anna Anderson, Miriam Cooper, Richard Burr, Dave Matthews, Alexander Vandegrift, John S. Mosby, Rob Lowe, Mark Lane, Somdev Devvarman, Paul Curreri, Frances Parkinson Keyes, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Oliver P. Echols, Edward Slaughter, Tom Perriello, LeRoi Moore, Chris Long, Kevin Alfred Strom, Stephen Malkmus, Nehemiah Hunter Brown, Maven Huffman, Talmage Cooley, Howie Long, Devon Sproule, Mary Hemings, Kate Higgins, Gleb Botkin, Shannon Worrell, David Berman, Kenneth R. Mladenka, Frank D. Peregory, Fenton Williams, Steven M. Greer, Eric Byler, Halsey Minor, Charlie D. Hurt, Rita Dove, Carrie Buck, John Kluge, Carter Beauford, Dick Stockton, Boyd Tinsley, S. S. Van Dine, Ann Beattie, Billy Campbell, John Wayles Jefferson, William VanMeter Alford, Jr., William Holmes McGuffey, List of people from Charlottesville, Virginia, Charlie Ferguson, Frankie Allen, Sarah Drew, Schuyler Fisk, John M. Jones, James Lindsay Almond, Jr., Nicholas Trist, John McCutcheon, Paul Goodloe McIntire, The Hackensaw Boys, Chris Sprouse, Corey Harris, Jim Olin, Imraan Faruque, Merrill D. Peterson, Paul Neebe, Will Strickler, Wes Swing, Kathleen Clifford, Hutchins F. Inge, Alex Michel, Jim Dillard, Edward H. Deets, Melissa Harris-Perry, Kat Kinkade, R. J. Archer, Hush Arbors, Rosey Brown, John D'earth, Treat Conrad Huey, Pauline Oberdorfer Minor, Kenny Arena, Harry Rogers Pratt, Emily Couric, William W. Irvin, Philip Morris, Thomas J. Wertenbaker, William C. Battle, Rick Britton, Scott Lachance, Sarah White, John W. Fishburne, Thomas S. Martin, David Dillehunt, Isabel Wood Holt, Walter Deverell, Brandon Guyer, Lloyd Burruss, David E. Brown, Jim Copeland, Paul Clinton Harris, Coran Capshaw, Wendy Repass, Bill Baber, Eric Wilson, Tom Peloso, Matthew F. Jones, Drew Atchison, Terri Allard, Lindsay Shoop, Eugene Puryear, Walter White, James McNew, Valerie Brelinski, Hawes Spencer. Excerpt: Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. He was born as Edgar Poe in Boston, Massachusetts; he was orphaned young when his mother died shortly after his father abandoned the family. Poe was taken in by John and Frances Allan, of Richmond, Virginia, but they never formally adopted him. He attended the University of Virginia for one semester but left due to lack of money. After enlisting in the Army and later failing as an officer's cadet at West Point, Poe parted ways with the Allans. His publishing career began humbly, with an anonymous collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827), credited only to "a Bostonian". Poe switched his focus to prose and spent the next several years working for literary journals and periodicals, becoming known for his own style of literary criticism. His work forced him to move between several cities, including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. In Baltimore in 1835, he married Virginia Clemm, his 13-year-old cousin. In January 1845 ...