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Hamlin Garland

1860 - 1940
American novelist, poet, essayist and short story writer, Hamlin Garland is generally acknowledged for his fictional works involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.

He was made member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1918 and won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1922 with his book A Daughter of the Middle Border.
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IT was the last of autumn and first day of winter coming together. All day long the ploughmen on their prairie farms had moved to and fro in their wide level fields through the falling snow, which ... [+]