Hamlin Garland

Hamlin Hannibal Garland (1860 - 1940) was a novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, and memoirist. He also lectured widely on American literature. Garland was friends with Clarence Darrow and they corresponded by letter. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hamlin_Garland_-_Project_Gutenberg_etext_20695.jpg