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newpaper illustrations of the Gillette trial

Chester Gillette (1883-1908) was the prototype of Clyde Griffiths in Dreiser’s novel An American Tragedy.

Grace Brown (1886-1906), Chester Gillette’s murder victim, was the prototype for the character Roberta Alden in the novel. 142 more words

Theodore Dreiser

Book Review : A Gathering Light/ A Northern Light By Jennifer Donnelly

I was 16,  the same age as  Mathilda aka Mattie Gokey was when I first laid my hands on Jennifer Donnelly’s Carnegie Medal-winning book, A Northern Light… 568 more words

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