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Name:
Donald Grant Mitchell
Profession:
Novelist
Birthday:
April Apr 12 1822
Age:
198 Years
Birth Place:
Norwich CT
Birth Sign:
Aries

About

An American essayist and fiction writer, he is particularly known for his essay collection, Reveries of a Bachelor, which focuses on the dream-like lives of mid-nineteenth-century Americans. His other works include Doctor Johns (1866) and My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863).

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale College, where he studied both law and literature. He subsequently served as a U.S. consul in Venice, Italy.

Trivia

His Reveries of a Bachelor was a favorite book of poet Emily Dickinson.

Family Life

He was the Connecticut-born son of politician Stephen Mix Mitchell.

Associated With

He and Harry Whitney were both members of the Skull and Bones society at Yale.

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Born In 1822
Novelists
First Name Donald
Arie