The British Matron [DD]

The British Matron [DD]
[LL614]

Author: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Narrator: Alfred C. Martino

Unabridged

Format: Digital Download

Length: 6 Mins.

ISBN: 9781593167738

$3.95

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) was born in Salem, Massachusetts. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his actions. Nathaniel later added a "w" to make his name "Hawthorne" in order to hide this relation. The Scarlet Letter, his most famous novel, was published in 1850, followed by a succession of other novels, including The House of the Seven Gables, and various short stories. "The British Matron" is a satirical essay.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) was born in Salem, Massachusetts. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his actions. Nathaniel later added a "w" to make his name "Hawthorne" in order to hide this relation. The Scarlet Letter, his most famous novel, was published in 1850, followed by a succession of other novels, including The House of the Seven Gables, and various short stories.

NARRATOR
Alfred C. Martino is the author of three highly-acclaimed young adult novels, Perfected By Girls, Over The End Line, and the Jr. Library Guild Selection and 'Best Books For Young Adults' nominee, Pinned. Amateur wrestling and soccer have been a part of Alfred's life for over thirty-five years. In wrestling, he has competed on the midget, junior high, high school and collegiate levels, as well as coached Millburn's youth program for nearly a decade. Mr. Martino was born and raised in Short Hills, NJ, and graduated from Millburn High School, where he was captain of school's 1982 wrestling team. He is a graduate of Duke University and The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He currently lives in Jersey City.

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