One Man's Life

One Man s Life John Herbert Quick October May was an American writer Nationally popular in his heyday his works are now almost completely forgotten This is his Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography

  • Title: One Man's Life
  • Author: Herbert Quick
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  • Page: 119
  • Format: Hardcover
  • John Herbert Quick October 23, 1861 May 10, 1925 was an American writer Nationally popular in his heyday, his works are now almost completely forgotten This is his Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography published by his wife Ella Corey Quick in 1925 after his death.

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    1. Quick was nearing 40 before he began to seriously write Prior to his years of authorship, he worked as a farm laborer, teacher, school administrator, lawyer, and politician All vocations were held within Iowa and with only a few years of formal education.Quick was born near Steamboat Rock, Iowa He educated himself through the books he read, and at the age of 16, he received an Iowa teaching certificate from an instructional seminar After working as principal at the school in Wesley, Iowa, he studied law as an apprentice in Mason City, Iowa In 1898, he was elected mayor of Sioux City, Iowa Meanwhile, he had begun to write His first book, In The Fairyland of America, was published in 1901 Upon becoming the associate editor for LaFollette s magazine of Madison, Wisconsin, Quick made his first and last move from Iowa he was 47.His books include American Inland Waterways 1909 , Yellowstone Nights 1911 , and The Real Trouble with Farmers 1924 His works, both fiction and nonfiction, often reveal his passion for Iowa s land and his interest in Democratic reform.

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