Louis Menand

Louis Menand

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis Menand (born January 21, 1952) is a prominent American writer and academic, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Metaphysical Club (2001), an intellectual and cultural history of late 19th and early 20th century America. Menand was born in Syracuse, New York, and raised around Boston, Massachusetts. His mother was a historian, who wrote a biography of Samuel Adams. Menand's father, Louis Menand III, taught political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His grandfather and great-grandfather owned the Louis Menand House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. A graduate of Pomona College, Menand attended Harvard Law School for one year (1973-1974) before left to earn a Ph.D. in English from Columbia University in 1980.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134918555
  • 9786134918558