Thomas Bailey Aldrich

The Story of a Bad Boy

originally published:



  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1870)

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born: 11/11/1836
died: 3/19/1907
born as: Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Poet, short-story writer, and editor whose use of the surprise ending influenced the development of the short story in America. He drew upon his childhood experiences in New Hampshire in his popular classic The Story of a Bad Boy (1870). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature