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Sheppard Lee, Written by Himself

Written by Robert Montgomery Bird
Introduction by Christopher Looby


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $19.95

Sheppard Lee, By Himself is a work of dark satire from the early years of the American Republic. Published as an autobiography and praised by Edgar Allan Poe, this is the story of a young idler who goes in search of buried treasure and finds instead the power to transfer his... Read more >
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