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Jefferson Davis Takes Philadelphia By S. Tyson Gardner
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The North won the Civil War, but it took a Jefferson Davis to reunite the nation. It's 1876, the last days of postwar Reconstruction in the South, when a nineteen-year-old artistic prodigy from... More > Georgia, with a troublesome name, heads to Yankee Philadelphia and the country's first World's Fair since the Civil War. A call for artists to participate in the Fair's art exhibit, the largest in the nation, sends Thomas J. on his way. A hilarious coming-of-age story follows, with a cast of illustrious characters and more than a few mishaps and amusing encounters. Ultimately, Jefferson Davis takes Philadelphia in this madcap fictional romp, where anything can happen - and very nearly does in this historical farce.< Less
Sweet Sadness; My Walks with the Muse of Victorian Cemeteries By S. Tyson Gardner
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When did cities in ruins become a thing of beauty? When the eighteenth-century tourist thought them beautiful. The ruin "craze" that followed transformed the art world and turned art into... More > a subjective experience that involved a new sensation: the melancholy mood. In his book "Sweet Sadness," Tyson Gardner personifies this mood and envisions the garden cemetery as Sweet Sadness's realm, where she reigns as supreme muse. A child of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the garden cemetery matured under the Victorians. In this memoir with pictures, Tyson shares his encounters with Sweet Sadness in Philadelphia's renowned Laurel Hill, the second garden cemetery in the United States, and offers hints on where to find her in any Victorian cemetery, much as the Victorians did.< Less
Sweet Sadness My Walks with the Muse of Victorian Cemeteries By S. Tyson Gardner
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When did cities in ruins become a thing of beauty? When the eighteenth-century tourist thought them beautiful. The ruin "craze" that followed transformed the art world and turned art into... More > a subjective experience that involved a new sensation: the melancholy mood. In his book, Sweet Sadness, Tyson Gardner personifies this mood and envisions the garden cemetery as Sweet Sadness's realm, where she reigns as supreme muse. A child of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the garden cemetery matured under the Victorians. In this memoir with pictures, Tyson shares his encounters with Sweet Sadness in Philadelphia's renowned Laurel Hill, the second garden cemetery in the United States and offers hints on where to find her in any Victorian cemetery, much as the Victorians did.< Less
Jefferson Davis Takes Philadelphia By S. Tyson Gardner
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The North won the Civil War, but it took a Jefferson Davis to reunite the nation. It's 1876, the last days of postwar Reconstruction in the South, when a nineteen-year-old artistic prodigy from... More > Georgia, with a troublesome name, heads to Yankee Philadelphia and the country's first World's Fair since the Civil War. A call for artists to participate in the Fair's art exhibit, the largest in the nation, sends Thomas J. on his way. A hilarious coming-of-age story follows, with a cast of illustrious characters and more than a few mishaps and amusing encounters. Ultimately, Jefferson Davis takes Philadelphia in this madcap fictional romp, where anything can happen - and very nearly does - in this historical farce.< Less
Jefferson Davis Takes Philadelphia By S. Tyson Gardner
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The North won the Civil War, but it took a Jefferson Davis to reunite the nation. It's 1876, the last days of postwar Reconstruction in the South, when a nineteen-year-old artistic prodigy from... More > Georgia, with a troublesome name, heads to Yankee Philadelphia and the country's first World's Fair since the Civil War. A call for artists to participate in the Fair's art exhibit, the largest in the nation, sends Thomas J. on his way. A hilarious coming-of-age story follows, with a cast of illustrious characters and more than a few mishaps and amusing encounters. Ultimately, Jefferson Davis takes Philadelphia in this madcap fictional romp, where anything can happen - and very nearly does - in this historical farce.< Less

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