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Who was Edgar Allan Poe?  Cover Image Book Book

Who was Edgar Allan Poe? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Gigliotti, Jim, (author.). Foley, Tim, 1962- (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 1480691992 : PBD
  • ISBN: 9781480691995 : PBD
  • ISBN: 0448483114
  • ISBN: 9780448483115
  • ISBN: 9780448483115
  • ISBN: 0448483114
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Summary, etc.:
Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television.
Subject: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > Maryland > Baltimore > Biography.
Authors, American > Maryland > Baltimore > Juvenile literature.
Poets, American > Maryland > Baltimore > Biography.
Poets, American > Maryland > Baltimore > Juvenile literature.

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