Newton Booth Tarkington - (July 29, 1869 - May 19, 1946) - was a famous American writer and playwright. It became popular because of such works as The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of the few writers who have received Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. The writer was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana in a famous family and was named after his uncle - the governor of California. During his life, he wrote many interesting works, which today are popular. His first creation Tarkington published in 30 years This story is about a young university graduate who suddenly becomes the owner and chief editor of the newspaper and begins to information war against bribery and corruption. His new position brings popularity and a girl who liked him back in college. Their subtle love story is intertwined with the political campaign. The Gentleman from Indiana - one of the best american novels and will appeal to all, without exception.