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A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others

Francis Hopkinson Smith

Francis Hopkinson Smith's "A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others" is a compilation of interesting memories approximately varied characters navigating the intricacies of overdue-19th-century America. Smith creates a vivid portrayal of the human enjoy via a sequence of interrelated testimonies that include subject matters of adventure, ardour, and self-discovery. From the bustling streets of New York City to the serene vistas of rural America, every story unfolds with rich description and exceptional imagery, transporting readers to a global complete of colourful characters and surprising turns of fate. Smith's storytelling talent shines via, whether or not following the exploits of a rogue wanderer or the amorous goals of a lovelorn artist. He captures the spirit of every person's journey with warmth and humanity. As the memories progress, themes of resilience, camaraderie, and the search for meaning emerge, supplying emotional insights into the frequent problems and triumphs that outline the human circumstance. Smith's wonderful style and specific perception into human nature engage readers on a literary experience packed with laughter, tears, and profound revelations.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 94
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.23in - 0.28lb
  • EAN: 9789361423192
  • Categories: Action & AdventureShort Stories (single author)

About the Author

Smith, Francis Hopkinson: - Francis Hopkinson Smith was an American writer, artist, and engineer. He laid the groundwork for the Statue of Liberty, penned numerous novels, and garnered accolades for his paintings. F. Hopkinson Smith was the great uncle of G. E. Kidder Smith, an American architect, novelist, and photographer who lived from 1913 to 1997. Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 23, 1838, as a descendant of Francis Hopkinson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He graduated from the Boys' Latin School in Maryland. His first popular work was Col. Carter of Cartersville (1891). His novels Tom Grogan (1896) and Caleb West (1898) were the best-selling books in the United States in their respective years of release. On March 1, 1915, Smith notified the Carmel Arts and Crafts Club in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, that his collection of fifteen original paintings had been shipped for an exhibition at the Club from June 8 to June 26, 1915. It was his first trip out West. On April 7, 1915, he died in his New York City residence.