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A concise biography of Herman Melville.
Karcher, Carolyn L. The First Woman in the Republic: A Cultural Biography of Lydia Maria Child. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1994, 804 p.
A biography of Lydia Maria Child, discussed in the cultural, historical, and political context of her time.
Meyers, Jeffrey. Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992, 348 p.
Biographical study of Edgar Allan Poe.
Miller, Edwin Haviland. Salem Is...
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