02 feb 2011

UN LIBRO DI PAYSON ROE: Opening a Chestnut Burr


Edward Payson Roe was born on 1838 in Moodna, New York State.
He was an American novelist and a Presbyterian Minister: during the American Civil War, Roe became a chaplain into the Second New York Harris Light Cavalry. During this period, he he wrote weekly letters to the New York Evangelist; after the war he devoted himself to the writing of fiction and to horticulture.
His novels were very popular in their day, as his the articles he wrote for periodicals.

In 1874 wrote this "Opening a Chestnut burr".
Actually is no more copyrighted, so you can read the full novel cliking HERE

Edward Payson Roe fu un novellista americano del XIX secolo.
Nato nel 1838 nello stato di New York, fu un ecclesistici presbiteriano: durante la Guerra Civile Americana servì come cappellano militare. Fu in questo periodo che iniziò a scrvere articoli per delle riviste.
Dopo la guerra si dedicò alla scrittura ed alla orticultura.
Nel 1874 scrisse questa novella: "Opening a Chestnut burr", che attualmente non è più soggetta a copyright, quindi è disponibile alla lettura in rete clikkando QUI
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