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James Whitcomb Riley as I knew him

Minnie Belle Mitchell

James Whitcomb Riley as I knew him

real incidents in the early life of America"s beloved poet.

by Minnie Belle Mitchell

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Published by Old Swimmin" Hole Press in Greenfield, Ind .
Written in English

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  • Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2706 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6050463M
    LC Control Number49010791
    OCLC/WorldCa674383


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Riley began his career writing verses as a sign maker and submitting poetry to newspapers. Thanks in part to an endorsement from poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, he Resting place: Crown Hill Cemetery.You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Old Soldiers Story Poems and Prose Sketches Author: James Whitcomb Riley Release Date: [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS.- Growing up in Indiana, my Mother read Riley's stories and poems to us.

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