Joseph L. Andrews Celebrates Literary Legacy of Concord, Mass.

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New book immerses readers into life, history, culture of 19th century America’s intellectual hub.

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“Literary Concord Uncovered” provides a wonderful introductory overview of Concord’s classic authors and their creations.

The town of Concord is notable for its rich literary history becoming the center of American intellectual life in the mid 19th century. American author Henry James once called this small farming village “the biggest little place in America.” What is it about this town that enthralled many of the greatest literary masters of the 19th century? Author Joseph L. Andrews has recently released “Literary Concord Uncovered” (published by Xlibris), a new book that describes the rich history of Concord, Mass., as it entwined with the lives and literary masterpieces of its resident authors.

“Literary Concord Uncovered” provides a wonderful introductory overview of Concord’s classic authors and their creations. It reveals some of the secrets that enabled these brilliant American authors to write their pioneering works, which include Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden,” Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Self Reliance,”Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” and Margaret Fuller’s “Women in the Nineteenth Century.”

“Literary Concord Uncovered” will help readers gain a deeper understanding and experience greater enjoyment from reading extraordinary and exciting books by many of Concord’s — and America’s — greatest authors.

“Literary Concord Uncovered”
By Joseph L. Andrews
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 146 pages | ISBN 9781499039856
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 146 pages | ISBN 9781499039849
E-Book | 146 pages | ISBN 9781499039863
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Joseph L. Andrews, M.D., a physician, author and activist, lives in Concord, Mass. He is a freelance writer for The Boston Globe, author of “Revolutionary Boston, Lexington and Concord: The Shots Heard ‘Round the World!”, founding Director of Concord Guides Walking Tours: “Revolution, Renaissance and Renewal” and an active member of the Thoreau and Emerson Societies. He is a Lecturer in Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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