A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South (Paperback)

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A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South (Paperback)


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Discover and explore the most fabled venues in American letters.

Follow in the footsteps of some of American literature’s most renowned writers: See the hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby. Step inside the Asheville, North Carolina, home that became the model for Thomas Wolfe’s Look Homeward Angel. Visit the Florida lighthouse whose beacon Stephen Crane followed after his shipwreck. Wander along the West Lawn at the University o Virginia and see the house where Edgar Allan Poe lived. This literary journey will bring you to these sites and more as you travel throughout the American South. From Virginia to Louisiana, you will experience the haunts, havens, and homesteads of important writers who lived in, visited, or were inspired by the South’s fertile soil.

Journalist Trish Foxwell has contributed to the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Tennessean, Washington Times, and many other national publications. She is also the author of Historic Hotels& Hideaways and has lived and traveled extensively throughout the South.
Product Details ISBN: 9781581571493
ISBN-10: 1581571496
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: August 26th, 2013
Pages: 208
Language: English