Bacheller, Irving


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(1859–1950), author of popular romances, which include Eben Holden (1900), a novel concerned with a homely hired man; D'ri and I (1901), a novel of the War of 1812; Silas Strong (1906); A Man for the Ages (1919), a story of Lincoln; A Candle in the Wilderness (1930), laid in early New England; and The Winds of God (1941), a boy's experiences in Vermont and upper New York. Opinions of a Cheerful Yankee (1926), Coming Up the Road (1928), and From Stores of Memory (1938) are memoirs.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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