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Booth Tarkington

Novelist (29-Jul-1869 — 19-May-1946)


Barton Currie. Booth Tarkington: A Bibliography. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co.. 1932. 154pp.

Keith J. Fennimore. Booth Tarkington. Twayne. 1974. 167pp.

Robert Cortes Holliday. Booth Tarkington. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Company. 1918. 218pp.

Richard M. Ludwig (editor). Dr. Panofsky & Mr. Tarkington: An Exchange of Letters, 1938-1946. Princeton University Library. 1974. 133pp.

Susanah Mayberry. My Amiable Uncle: Recollections about Booth Tarkington. Purdue University Press. 1983. 148pp.

Dorothy Ritter Russo; Thelma L. Sullivan. A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington, 1869-1946. Indiana Historical Society. 1949. 303pp.

James Leslie Woodress. Booth Tarkington: Gentleman from Indiana. J. B. Lippincott. 1955. 350pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.689)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1019)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.234)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1384)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.744)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1008)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.718)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.477)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.671)

  16. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.607)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.14)

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