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Author Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Title Who was Edgar Allan Poe? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Publication Info. New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Biography  J BIO Poe    ---  Available
Description 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Who was...?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Summary Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography.
Authors, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography.
Poets, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Juvenile literature.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. (OCoLC)fst00032674
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Poets, American. (OCoLC)fst01067794
Maryland -- Baltimore. (OCoLC)fst01204292
Genre/Form Biographies (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Foley, Tim, 1962- illustrator.
ISBN 9780448483115 (pbk.)
0448483114 (pbk.)

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