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Author: Fitz Hugh Ludlow

Fitz Hugh Ludlow (1836-1870) was an American writer of travelogues, short stories, novels, art criticism, science and drug literature related to hashish and opium cures. He is mostly known for THE HASHEESH EATER and Across the Continent, his description of and Overland Stage journey with the painter Albert Bierstadt. His friends and acquaintances ranged from Mark Twain to Brigham Young to Walt Whitman, and he was an integral part of the creation of the Bohemian scene in New York City.

Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 1: The Hasheesh Eater
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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 1: The Hasheesh Eater

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Literary Nonfiction. THE HASHEEH EATER is the first, and possible still the best, visionary book of the entheogenic drug experience in American literature. Ludlow takes us from Heaven to Hades and back though breathtakingly beautiful and soulful pro...

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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 2: The Heart of the Continent
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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 2: The Heart of the Continent

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Literary Nonfiction. THE HEART OF THE CONTINENT is an up close, gritty and personal view, via the Overland Stagecoach, of the American West on the cusp of its full settlement and exploitation. Ludlow brought back the first shocking tales of "free lo...

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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 3: Genre-Tales and the Alcohol Novels
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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 3: Genre-Tales and the Alcohol Novels

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Fiction. GENRE-TALES AND ALCOHOL NOVELS contains examples of the lighter fiction Fitz Hugh Ludlow wrote in the "Feminine Fifties," all lit up by humor and observations of the genteel life of 1850's New York. The serial novels presented here treat al...

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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 5: Opium, the Arts, and America
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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 5: Opium, the Arts, and America

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Literary Nonfiction. Art. Fitz Hugh Ludlow's non-fction essays, travelogues and criticism ranged widely in subject matter. His sketches of Florida depict it months before the Civil War, his theatre and musical criticism highlight early stars of the ...

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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 6: Dispatches from the Wild West: From Brigham Young to Mark Twain
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Collected Works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Volume 6: Dispatches from the Wild West: From Brigham Young to Mark Twain

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Literary Nonfiction. DISPATCHES FROM THE WILD WEST: FROM BRIGHAM YOUNG TO MARK TWAIN covers Fitz Hugh Ludlow's newspaper reports from an American West on the cusp of its full settlement and exploitation. He covered life on The Overland Stagecoach am...

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