Synopses & Reviews
Always the Young Strangers,
the authorand#8217;s recollections of his childhood and youth in Galesburg, Illinois, is presented in a shortened version for younger readers.
About the Author
CARL SANDBURG (1878and#8211;1967) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and again in 1951 for Complete Poems. Before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist. Among his classics are the Rootabaga Stories, which he wrote for his young daughters at the beginning of his long and distinguished literary career.