Asheville + Author Thomas Wolfe
In downtown Asheville, standing in the footprints of author/legend Thomas Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938). Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels as well as many short stories, dramatic works, and novellas. He is known for mixing highly original, poetic, rhapsodic, and impressionistic prose with autobiographical writing. His books, written and published from the 1920s to the 1940s, vividly reflect on American culture and the mores of that period, filtered through Wolfe's sensitive, sophisticated, and hyper-analytical perspective.