While reading Galveston: A History of the Island, I continuously had Glen Campbell’s rendition of the song going through my head. Cartwright’s book is an excellent source of information on the history of Galveston Island.
Considered a masterpiece in American literature when it was published in 1915, Edgar Lee Masters’ opus, Spoon River Anthology, was part of a trend in writing which focused on the small American town or village. Though Masters never achieved huge… Continue Reading →
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