A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South (Paperback)

By Trish Foxwell

Countryman Press, 9781581571493, 208pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2013

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

Follow in the footsteps of some of American literature's most renowned writers: See the hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby. Step inside the Asheville, North Carolina, home that became the model for Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angel. Visit the Florida lighthouse whose beacon Stephen Crane followed after his shipwreck. Wander along the West Lawn at the University o Virginia and see the house where Edgar Allan Poe lived. This literary journey will bring you to these sites and more as you travel throughout the American South. From Virginia to Louisiana, you will experience the haunts, havens, and homesteads of important writers who lived in, visited, or were inspired by the South's fertile soil.