ChapterI. The Autocrat of the Stage-Coach
The Sod Tavern
Edward Eggleston (1837-1902) was an American minister and historian. He was also Indiana's leading writer of local-color fiction.Born in Vevay, Ind., Edward Eggleston, too frail to attend school regul...
Best remembered as author of The Hoosier School-Master (1871), Edward Eggleston contributed significantly to the acceptance of realism by American readers and critics and, together with Mark Twain ...