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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Vol. 1: Great Men and Good

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This is a collection of biographical pieces written by Elbert Hubbard, and published monthly starting in 1894. The pieces were collected and republished in a 14-volume Memorial Edition in 1916, shortly after his death. The first volume includes a memoir of the author, and the last volume includes an index to the entire set.

Volume 1 includes pieces about George Eliot, Thom
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Hardcover, 346 pages
Published 1928 by The World Publishing Company
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David Burkam
Jun 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Elbert Hubbard was quite the character (and I admit to having over 60 decorative volumes from his Roycroft Press, most dated from 1896 to 1915).

Hubbard's Little Journeys books (originally published in monthly installments) reflect his own foibles as much as any accurate information about his subjects. He never let facts get in the way of a good story. In one Little Journey, Hubbard wrote of an encounter with a painter and his wife, surrounded by their loving children. Yet the couple in actualit
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Jul 24, 2012 marked it as to-read
Just learned about this series of 14 volumes. For a list of all the "great lives" included, here's a link: http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/...
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Elbert Green Hubbard was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. He was an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement and is, perhaps, most famous for his essay A Message to Garcia.

Also known as Fra Elbert Green, for the magazine he edited, Fra.

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For a more detailed look at this life, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbert_H...
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