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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 Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11930437M
ISBN 101432513818
ISBN 109781432513818

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  James Whitcomb Riley in James Whitcomb Riley was born in in Greenfield, Indiana, to Reubin A. and Elizabeth Riley. Like Lew, Riley disliked school but loved to read; he left school at age sixteen. He read law with his father for a time, but apparently had little inclination or talent for it, and became a sign-painter. Get this from a library! James Whitcomb Riley as I knew him; real incidents in the early life of America's beloved poet.. [Minnie Belle Mitchell]. James Whitcomb Riley, (born Oct. 7, , Greenfield, Ind., U.S.—died J , Indianapolis, Ind.), poet remembered for nostalgic dialect verse and often called “the poet of the common people.”. Riley’s boyhood experience as an itinerant sign painter, entertainer, and assistant to patent-medicine vendors gave him the opportunity to compose songs and . This copy of James Whitcomb Riley As I Knew Him: Real Incidents In The Early Life Of America's Beloved Poet offered for sale by Redux Books for $ Home > Mitchell, Minnie Belle > James Whitcomb Riley As I Knew Him.