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  • Author:
    William Gilmore Simms
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    0404060544
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    978-0404060541
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    Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1968)
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Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. Sequel: Mellichampe. Bound with the author's Mellichampe. New York, A. C. Armstrong & Son. Collection. Book from the collections of. Harvard University.

William Gilmore Simms (April 17, 1806 – June 11, 1870) was an American writer and politician from the American South.

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Excerpt from The Partisan: A Romance of the RevolutionIt was while spending part of a summer with a fiend in the neighbour hood of the once beautiful, but now utterly decayed town of Dorchester, that I availed myself of the opportunity to revisit the ancient ruins of the place. When a boyl had frequently rambled over the ground, and lie tened to its domestic chronicles, from the lips of one - now no more who had been perfectly conversant with its local history, as with a large body of revolutionary and traditional history besides.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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The wry, melancholy humor of Cheever's first novel, "The Plagiarist," serves him equally well in this second.

The narrator, Nelson, is a film student, spending his summer taking classified ads at the weekly shopper. He sends his unattainable love daily picture postcards, portraits of Geronimo. "I had a box of fifty copies of the same card. She wouldn't have to read the message to know it was me."

At the center of his story is, surprise, a crusty old writer, Nelson's "Uncle," or adoptive father, Jonas Collingwood. Jonas has labored in obscurity all his life until one of his novels is touted as a veiled memoir of his years in the Italian resistance during World War II. Suddenly he's a modern Hemingway. His publisher, a producer of farm equipment catalogues, is bought out by a conglomerate and Jonas is given a huge advance to write his autobiography.

He throws the $75,000 check in a drawer and the sound of typing in the root cellar ceases while books on the era, from Farley Mowat's "And No Birds Sang" to Alistair MacLean's "Partisans" accumulate in piles on the floor.

Into this cluttered picture comes a smooth, articulate stranger bearing gifts and adulation. But not until Jonas' beautiful sister-in-law requires extrication from bankruptcy does Jonas' muse respond.

Cheever's feel for character and detail is unerring, from Jonas' ambiguously barbed Christmas presents to the classics he presses on reporters as unassailable bribes; from the former cop who spies on Nelson for the shopper's absentee owners to the childhood friend who seems determined to become a battered wife.

Nelson's wayward sister Narcissus and his "Aunt" Elspeth retain a hint of mystery in their own well-defined eccentricities and play incisive parts in a resolution which raises courage from a maudlin welter of family secrets.

Cheever's humor - one-liners and exaggerations tempered by empathy and sadness - serves him well in his exploration of the complex mess of life.
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Bought this book the year it came out, while still at University studyin American Lit. I've only now read it and enjoyed every page. The humor, the insights, the story. If you can still get hold of a copy of this book, get it and savor it.