Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne - 1804-1864) 1880s. American novelist and short story writer.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804): D.H. Lawrence once noted that “there could be no more perfect work of the American imagination than The Scarlet Letter.” Perhaps that’s because the novel’s author, shares a birthday with the United States itself—he was born in Massachusetts, 28 years after the nation’s founding.Universal Images Group/Getty Images
Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne - 1804-1864) 1880s. American novelist and short story writer.
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