Hawthorne was a 19th century novelist and short story writer. He wrote about life in Colonial America. Hawthorne is most noted for his novel The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne was an influential writer as well as an historian in the early years of the United States. Grandfather's Chair is a light historical work that covers the new found colony, revolutionary period, and life in the new republic. Events covered are: the Boston Tea Party, Salem witch trials, Tories, and the French and Indian War. Younger readers would find this a good introduction to historical literature.
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