Born July 29, 1869, Indianapolis, Indiana - died May 19, 1946, Indianapolis. American novelist and dramatist best known for his satirical and sometimes romanticized pictures of American Midwesterners. Tarkington was one of the most popular American novelists of the early 20th century with such novels as Monsieur Beaucaire and Penrod. TLS measuring 9 1/2" x 6" with light creases for mailing purposes. Very Good condition.