Journey Home

  • Title: Journey Home
  • Author: Harold Sinclair
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Journey Home James Hall started on his way when he saw travel agency advertisements for New Orleans but he was halted as soon as his money ran out A job and the loss of it left him no nearer his goal and he had t
    James Hall started on his way when he saw travel agency advertisements for New Orleans, but he was halted as soon as his money ran out A job and the loss of it left him no nearer his goal and he had to be thrown out from a boxcar by a drink maddened bum before he found the romance he was in search of in a shanty boat on the Ohio River.From the cover.First book by the authJames Hall started on his way when he saw travel agency advertisements for New Orleans, but he was halted as soon as his money ran out A job and the loss of it left him no nearer his goal and he had to be thrown out from a boxcar by a drink maddened bum before he found the romance he was in search of in a shanty boat on the Ohio River.From the cover.First book by the author of Horse Soldiers.

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    About Harold Sinclair


    1. Harold Sinclair was born on May 8, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois When he was about 8 years old he was sent, along with his sister, to stay with an aunt and uncle in Bloomington, Illinois As a teenager he worked for the Western Union telegraph company He dropped out of school, moved to Florida and later returned to Chicago and finally back home to Bloomington He played in Jazz Clubs and followed a Bohemian lifestyle.While working for a hardware store he wrote his first book, The Journey Home 1936 The book impressed an editor at Doubleday who offered Sinclair a four book contract.His next three books, The American Years 1938 , The Years of Growth 1940 and the Years of Illusion 1941 chronicle the history of the imaginary town of Everton, Illinois, from the 1830s to the 1920s The history and characters in the trilogy were based on the history of the City of Bloomington In 1940 he publish, Westward the Tide, an account of the Illinois campaign of George Rogers Clark during the Revolutionary War.More books followed The Port of New Orleans 1942 , Music of Dixie 1952 , and a book commissioned by the Bloomington newspaper, The Daily Pantagraph telling the history of the newspaper, Daily Pantagraph 1846 1946 1976 He also published several short stories, articles and book reviews.The Horse Soldiers 1956 was a fictionalized account of Illinois Colonel Benjamin Grierson s daring raid through Mississippi during the Civil War This book became a bestseller and is best known as the inspiration of the John Ford John Wayne movie The Horses Soldiers 1959.His final novel, The Cavalryman 1958 , was a sequel to Horse Soldiers It was not well received by critics or readers The book was optioned for a possible television series That project did not come to fruition.Sinclair died on May 24, 1966.


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