Thomas Nelson Page

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853–1922, American author and diplomat, b. Hanover co., Va. His novels and stories are sentimental idealizations of the Old South. Among his novels are On Newfound River (1891) and Red Rock (1898); his volumes of stories include In Ole Virginia (1887) and The Burial of the Guns (1894). Italy and the World War (1920) is the record of his years as ambassador to Italy (1913–19).

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