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Sherwood Anderson Message Board 11/2/2006 3:20:26 PM
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Author Anderson's Book Reviews

Death in the Woods
An old woman died alone in the snow after an awful life....
Poor White
Hugh McVey and Clara Butterworth face a changing landscape that draws people into an industrial society. This novel is a perfect companion to Winesburg, Ohio. ...
Winesburg, Ohio
Sherwood Anderson offers a clue as to the theme of his book in its preface, "A Book of the Grotesque," which states that the novel's characters all tried to live their lives according to a truth that was relative and partial, embracing it as if it were complete and total. The characters are inarticulate. Desperate that their lives should have a sense of meaning and purpose, they approach George Willard, who aspires to be a journalist. Unlike them, Geo...