Mark Twain

 Christened as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835 in the small river town of Florida, Missouri, just 200 miles from Indian Territory.The sixth child of

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

 Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American short story writer and romance novelist who is best known for his short stories and two widely read novels; The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of Seven

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Nelle Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926, the youngest of four children of Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Cunningham Finch Lee. She grew up in Monroeville, a small

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Tennessee Williams

 He was brilliant and prolific, breathing life and passion into such memorable characters as Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in his critically acclaimed A Street Car Named Desire. And like them,

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William Faulkner

 A Southern writer through and through, William Cuthbert Falkner (the original spelling of his last name) was born in the small town of New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. His

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