E.B. White

A Biography

Scott Elledge (Author, Cornell University)

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“A splendid exercise in scholarship and literary analysis—and fun to read.” —“New and Recommended,” New York Times Book Review

Here is a richly detailed and vivid biography of the man who wrote Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, and Stuart Little; the White of “Strunk and White”; the writer whose style and humor were so important in distinguishing The New Yorker’s first thirty years. Included are some fifty photographs and drawings, as well as manuscript facsimiles.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • January 1986
  • ISBN 978-0-393-30305-6
  • 6.2 × 9.3 in / 416 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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