- Paperback: 843 pages
- Publisher: Eastern National (2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1888213663
- ISBN-13: 978-1888213669
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 2.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,046,169 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Carl Sandburg: A Biography Paperback – 2000
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Carl Sandburg grew up in our hometown and I live a few blocks from his birthplace. In grade schools children donate pennies for upkeep of the Sandburg Birthplace.
I read this book a few years ago as a library book and it was so good I decided read it again. It is a fascinating account of the life of Carl Sandburg. Including his years at Lombard College, riding boxcars and in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Some books seem to control your life until you finish them; this is one of those books.
I was drawn to Sandburg through his voluminous biography of Lincoln, which I also could not put down. Sandburg also wrote his own autobiography "Always The Young Strangers." If you have not read it you should read it as well as this one.