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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Horan, Richard, 1957-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Harper Perennial, [2011]
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.