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Joseph Hergesheimer

An early on twentieth-century American author of naturalistic novels depicting upper-class lifestyle, he is most widely known for functions such as for example Java Mind, Linda Condon, and Balisand. Many of his literary functions, including The Shiny Shawl, Cytherea, and Crazy Oranges, were modified into movies. He briefly examined artwork but quickly made a decision to go after writing rather. He released The Place Anthony, his initial book, in 1914. His brief tale “Tol’able David” was modified right into a critically-acclaimed silent film in 1921. He was raised in Philadelphia, Pa. He passed away in NJ and was laid to rest close to his wife Dorothy. In Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis personal references Hergesheimer’s book Three Dark Pennies.

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