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The Landloper The Romance of a Man on Foot

By: Holman Day
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Landloper: The Romance of a Man on Foot" by Holman Day is a captivating novel that delves into the adventurous journey of a man driven by wanderlust and a desire for freedom. Set against the backdrop of stunning natural landscapes, this travelogue-like narrative follows the protagonist's exploration of the great outdoors, intertwining his physical journey with a profound inner quest for self-discovery. Holman Day's masterful storytelling brings to life the rugged beauty of the American wilderness, painting vivid pictures of the landscapes traversed by the landloper. As the protagonist embarks on his journey, readers are swept along on a compelling adventure filled with encounters with nature's wonders and the challenges of outdoor life. Amidst the backdrop of exploration and adventure, themes of romance and self-discovery emerge, adding depth to the narrative. The landloper's encounters with various characters and landscapes shape his understanding of himself and his place in the world, making for a character-driven tale that resonates with readers. Overall, "The Landloper" stands as a remarkable piece of American literature, offering readers a captivating blend of adventure, romance, and introspection in the vast wilderness of the outdoors.

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Holman Day

Holman Francis Day, an American author, was born in Vassalboro, Maine. The Holman Day House, his residence in Auburn, Maine, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Rider of the King Log, based on his book, was filmed in 1921. Along Came Ruth, based on his play, was filmed in 1924. Day married Helen Gerald, the only daughter of Amos F. Gerald, a railroad engineer, and Caroline W. Rowell. She died in 1902 at the age of 32 and was buried at Maplewood Cemetery in her father's birthplace of Fairfield, Maine; Day, on the other hand, was buried in Nichols Cemetery in his hometown of Vassalboro, Maine, after dying in 1935. He graduated from Colby College (class of 1887) and worked as the Union Publishing Company's managing editor in Bangor, Maine, from 1889 to 1890. He was also the editor and owner of the Dexter Gazette in Maine, a special writer for the Journal in Lewiston, a Boston Herald representative, and the managing editor of the Lewiston Daily Sun. From 1901 until 1904, he served as the military secretary to Maine Governor John F Hill. He moved to Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in the 1920s.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 280 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362766418
  • ISBN-13: 9789362766410
  • Item Weight: 364g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 15.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General