George Henry Boker

George Henry Boker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Henry Boker (October 6, 1823 - January 2, 1890) was an American poet, playwright, and diplomat. Boker was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father was Charles S. Boker, a wealthy banker, whose financial expertness weathered the Girard National Bank through the panic years of 1838-40, and whose honour, impugned after his 1857 death, was defended many years later by his son in "The Book of the Dead." Charles Boker was also a director of the Mechanics National Bank. George Henry Boker was brought up in an atmosphere of ease and refinement, receiving his preparatory education in private schools, and entering Princeton in 1840. While there he helped found, and was first editor of, the college literary magazine, the Nassau Monthly (now the Nassau Lit.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913170
  • 9786134913171