Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
Countless school children have recited the opening line of Poe's The Raven: "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary..." But Poe is valued not only for his poetry. He was also a prolific writer of short stories, the creator of two literary forms that readers everywhere enjoy--the detective story and the horror thriller.
 

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Great book to read, especially for teens.

Contents

The FirstEver Detective Story
Reading Poe Himself
62
About the Author
74
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About the author (2003)

Milton Meltzer has written nearly one hundred books for young people and adults. Meltzer is the recipient of two awards honoring his lifetime body of work: the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the Catholic Library Association's Regina Medal. Meltzer and his wife, Hildy, live in New York City

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