The Confidence-Man (Paperback)

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This novel portrays a group of steamboat passengers whose interlocking stories are told as they travel down the Mississippi River toward New Orleans. The work includes several satires of 19th century literary figures: Mark Winsome is based on Ralph Waldo Emerson while his "practical disciple" Egbert is Henry David Thoreau; Charlie Noble is based on Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edgar Allan Poe inspired a beggar in the story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781449545543
ISBN-10: 1449545548
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 6th, 2009
Pages: 196
Language: English