This classic book is Sherwood Anderson's 1919 short story cycle, Winesburg, Ohio . The stories centre upon George Willard, and chronicle his life experiences from childhood to his eventual abandoning of his hometown. This volume contains twenty-two short stories, each one exploring a character's loneliness and seclusion. Known as one of the first works of Modernist literature, Winesburg, Ohio would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and is not to be missed by fans of Anderson's work. Contents include: The Book of the Grotesque, Hands, Paper Pills, Mother, The Philosopher, Nobody Knows, Godliness, Surrender, Terror, A Man of Ideas, Adventure, Respectability, The Thinker, Tandy, The Strength of God, The Teacher, Loneliness, An Awakening, etc. Sherwood Anderson (1876 1941) was an American novelist and writer of short stories. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.