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Summer 1939

Summer 1939

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Notes on “A Western Journey”

When Thomas Wolfe went to the Pacific Northwest in the early summer of 1938, he was impelled by a combination of strong motives. He had just delivered to his publishers a manuscript of twelve hundred thousand words. He was tired and wanted a rest. Th [...]

Author Profiles

Thomas Wolfe (1900–1938), born in Asheville, North Carolina, was the author of Look Homeward, Angel and You Can‘t Go Home Again, among many other works.