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    DescriptionLong revered as the birthplace of many of the nation's best-known authors, Michigan has also served as inspiration to countless others. In this entertaining and well-researched book--the first of its kind--the secrets, legends, and myths surrounding some of Michigan's literary luminaries are explored. Which Michigan poet inspired a state law requiring teachers to assign at least one of his compositions to all students? Which young author emerged from the University of Michigan with a bestselling novel derided by some critics as "vulgar"? And from what Michigan city did Arthur Miller, Robert Frost, and Jane Kenyon draw vital inspiration? The answers to these questions and more are revealed in this rich literary history that highlights the diversity of those whose impact on letters has been indelible and distinctly Michiganian.

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    Ink Trails
    Michigan's Famous and Forgotten Authors
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dave Dempsey, By (author) Jack Dempsey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 183
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    ISBN 13: 9781611860603
    ISBN 10: 1611860601

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 430
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A23500000
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004020, HIS036090
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: D5
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
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    B&T Approval Code: A16504660
    DC21: 810.932774
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    DC22: 810.9/32774
    LC classification: PS283.M5 D46 2012
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    DC22: 810.932774
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    Thema V1.0: DSB
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones, maps
    Michigan State University Press
    Imprint name
    Michigan State University Press
    Publication date
    22 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    East Lansing, MI
    Review quote
    The Dempsey brothers' "Ink Trails" takes you on an amazing ride on the back roads and highways of Michigan's literary history, visiting eighteen authors where they lived and worked.--Bill Castanier, editor of www.mittenlit.com and literary writer, "Lansing City Pulse"