1885. Part One of Two. Author, journalist, and editor Julian Hawthorne was the only son of the eminent U.S. writer Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. His intimate portrait of his parents is judged by some as the definitive biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Contents: Ancestral Matters; Sophia Amelia Peabody; Boyhood and Bachelorhood; Courtship; The Old Manse; Salem; Lenox; and Concord. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Other volumes in this set are ISBN(s): 1417942312.