This was a very enjoyable yarn, convincing and lovely. A good story, with a bunch of pop-culture references, just enough tech-talk to make sense
Katharine Lee Bates was an author, poet, and professor from Massachusetts. Ms. Bates is best known for writing the lyrics to America the Beautiful.
Conrad Aiken (5 August, 1889 – 17 August, 1973) was an American writer and poet. Mr. Aiken was a Pulitzer Prize winner and a U.S. Poet Laureate.
There are sparks of genius sprinkled around the novel. I really enjoyed his characterizations, description of all the main characters, their power, & obsessions
Robert Frost (26 March, 1874 – 29 January, 1963) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet known for many poems including A Road Not Taken,and A Boy’s Will
François-Auguste-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand (4 September, 1768 – 4 July, 1848) was a French author and diplomat, known as one of the first Romantic writes of his country.
The narrative follows the author and his brother, an Army veteran and a college graduate, who decided to hike the Appalachian Trail from north to south over five months. The pair goes through their own revelations while trudging through physical difficulties which the trail offers.
Howard Lindsay (29 March, 1889 – 11 February, 1968) was an American Pulitzer Prize award winner playwright, director and actor.
R.P. Blackmur (21 January, 1904 – 2 February, 1965) was one of America’s foremost critics of literature, and a distinguished professor in Princeton University.
William Braithwaite (6 December 1878 – 8 June, 1962) was a poet, writer and critic from Boston, MA.