Winesburg, Ohio is a short story cycle by American author Sherwood Anderson that captures the lives of the citizens of the small, fictional town. In particular, the stories relate George Willard’s rise to manhood, and follow the character from childhood to the day he finally leaves the small Ohio town of his birth.
The stories of author Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, are believed to have been inspired by his own experiences of life in Clyde, Ohio. The novel is ranked twenty-fourth on Modern Library’s list of the 100 best English-language novels of the twentieth century.
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