Hawthorne Nathaniel

Haw·thorne

 (hô′thôrn′), Nathaniel 1804-1864.
American writer whose novels, such as The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851), and short stories, such as "Young Goodman Brown" (1835), are marked by elegant prose and moralistic and spiritual themes.
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