The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson 1907

By: Nicholson, Meredith

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Blue hard cover with reddish orange illustration on cover. Minor wear to edges. Meredith Nicholson (December 9, 1866 December 21, 1947) was a best-selling author from Indiana, United States, a politician, and a diplomat.Nicholson was born on December 9, 1866, in Crawfordsville, Indiana, to Edward Willis Nicholson and the former Emily Meredith. Largely self-taught, Nicholson began a newspaper career in 1884 at the Indianapolis Sentinel. He moved to the Indianapolis News the following year, where he remained until 1897.He wrote Short Flights in 1891, and continued to publish extensively, both poetry and prose until 1928. During the first quarter of the 20th century, Nicholson, along with Booth Tarkington, George Ade, and James Whitcomb Riley helped to create a Golden Age of literature in Indiana. Three of his books from that era were national bestsellers:The House of a Thousand Candles (#4 in 1906)The Port of Missing Men (#3 in 1907)A Hoosier Chronicle (#5 in 1912)In 1928, Nicholson entered Democratic party politics, and served for two years as a city councilman in Indianapolis. He rose through the ranks of the Democratic party and was rewarded with appointments as Envoy to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.; Color Illustrations; 7.4 X 5.3 X 1.4 inches; 399 pages

Book Title: The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson 1907

Author Name: Nicholson, Meredith

Illustrator: Illustrated by Clarence Underwood

Categories: Novel,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, NY: 1907

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 62833

Keywords: Classic Fiction,