Seeds : one man's serendipitous journey to find the trees that inspired famous American writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton /

Author Richard Horan describes his travels from L. Frank Baum's childhood home to Harper Lee's Alabama, gathering tree seeds and stories from the homes of America's most treasured authors.

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Main Author: Horan, Richard, 1957-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Harper Perennial, [2011]
Edition:First edition.
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520 |a Author Richard Horan describes his travels from L. Frank Baum's childhood home to Harper Lee's Alabama, gathering tree seeds and stories from the homes of America's most treasured authors. 
505 0 |a Lincoln, Twain, Presley, and Faulkner -- L. Frank Baum -- Jack Kerouac -- Edith Wharton and Esther Forbes -- Gettysburg -- Back home -- Henry Miller -- Krishnamurti -- Ken Kesey -- John Muir -- Back home -- Pearl S. Buck -- Shirley Jackson -- Willa Cather -- Back Home -- Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, Ancient Creek Indians, and F.Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald -- Harper Lee and Truman Capote -- Muhammad Ali -- Back Home -- Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Robert Frost -- Herman Melville -- Yaddo -- Rachel Carson -- Back Home -- George Washington and Thomas Jefferson -- Gettysburg redux -- Appomattox courthouse and the American Chestnut Foundation -- Thomas Wolfe -- Back Home -- William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Sherwood Anderson, Louis Armstrong, and William S. Burroughs -- Eudora Welty -- Willie Morris and Tennessee William redux -- William Faulkner redux -- Helen Keller -- Back home...and divine intervention. 
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