Bernard DeVoto.

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .

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  • De Voto, Bernard Augustine, -- 1897-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation

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SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, 151
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Pagination147 p.
Number of Pages147
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Open LibraryOL23251546M

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Bernard DeVoto His Life and Work He was born Bernard Augustine DeVoto in Ogden, Utah. He attended the University of Utah for one year, then transferred to Harvard University, but interrupted his education to serve in World War I, graduating in He began his career in as an English instructor at.

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The year is selected as a crucial and decisive point in which the Mexican and Texas troubles came to a head, the Mormon trek made history in its march from the Illinois.

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