The Pioneer Valley Reader

By: Edited by James O'Connell

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This anthology brings together four centuries of writings from Western Massachusetts' Connecticut River Valley, dozens of representative selections of great poise and poetry to show the unique place in American culture occupied by the "Pioneer Valley" and its cities and towns. Writers include Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Parker Willis, William Cullen Bryant, Emily Dickinson, Richard Wilbur, Sylvia Plath, Tracy Kidder, William Pynchon, and John McPhee.

Title: The Pioneer Valley Reader

Author: Edited by James O'Connell

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $27.95

Categories: Frontier & Pioneer Life, New England,

Publisher: Countryman Press / W.W. Norton & Co., Inc:

ISBN Number: 0-936399-71-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780936399713

Binding: hardback

Book Details: 384 pages, 6 x 9, b&w photos, hardback, Countryman Press / W.W. Norton & Co., Inc

Seller ID: 399716

Description: This anthology brings together four centuries of writings from Western Massachusetts' Connecticut River Valley, dozens of representative selections of great poise and poetry to show the unique place in American culture occupied by the "Pioneer Valley" and its cities and towns. Writers include Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Parker Willis, William Cullen Bryant, Emily Dickinson, Richard Wilbur, Sylvia Plath, Tracy Kidder, William Pynchon, and John McPhee.

About Author
James C. O'Connell is the author of Inside Guide to Springfield and the Pioneer Valley and Shaping an Urban Image: The History of Downtown Planning in Sprinfield, Massachusetts. He lives with his family in Yarmouthport, MA.