Evangeline: A Novel

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The heartbreaking story of two Acadian lovers separated during the expulsion of the French settlers from Nova Scotia.
ISBN: 9781565546585
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Series: Pelican Pouch
Images: 25
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7 (h)
When Finis Fox wrote Evangeline: A Novel, based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, he anticipated that some readers would be disappointed by the bookís lack of poetic verse. However, he compensated by providing more details and incidents of Evangelineís story than Longfellowís original poem contained. In spite of the change, Fox was determined not to stray too far from Longfellow's original work. The conscientious author also led a dynamic life. Born in Oklahoma, he attended three colleges and universities before enlisting in the Spanish-American War. Mr. Fox worked extensively in the newspaper business as both editor and publisher of the Ardmore Appeal and editorial staff member of the Oklahoma Oklahoman . He also served on the Oklahoma legislature at age twenty-one and then went on to spend several years as a traveling salesman. Finally, he began work in the motion-picture business, writing, directing, and producing more than forty movies, including the film version of
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