Many myths center around Edgar Allan Poe, some exciting, some not so savory. Known in turns by the man who created the modern mystery story or the man who married his 13-year-old cousin, Poe was a tormented man of undisputed genius. Learn about Poe's time in the military, his family life, his political leanings, and of course, his writings. Inset text boxes provide contextual information, fun facts and other relevant information. A fun introduction to a great author. 286 pages, indexed, softcover.