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Osgoodtown: A Novel Based on the Diaries of David Edwards and The Diaries of David Edwards: A Daily Record of Life In NorthEast Pennsylvania from 1872 to 1920

By: Darrell Edwards

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: E2625

ISBN: 0788426257

Condition: 280 pages, 6x9, 2004, 6x9, paper, 280 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

David Edwards (1839-1921) led an eventful life. He was a drummer during the Civil War, managed a hotel, ran stagecoaches, hauled milk, lumbered, dowsed for water, huckstered produce, and farmed. David kept diaries with daily entries for many years that have preserved his first-hand accounts of another era. Readers will enjoy this intimate portrait of David Edwards, his family, and his time. Diary abstracts are preceded by a fictionalized account of David's life based on his diaries. The author, David's great-grandson, was raised on the same northeastern Pennsylvania farm where David and his w... View more info