Individual Author Record
Hubbard was born in Bloomington, Illinois and raised in Hudson, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Elbert Hubbard was a writer, publisher, artist and philosopher. He also edited and published two magazines, ''The Philistine'' and ''The Fra''. The phrase, ''When life gives you lemons, make lemonade'' was initially coined by Hubbard in a 1915 obituary he wrote for the dwarf actor Marshall P. Wilder. The obituary, entitled ''The King of Jesters'', praises Wilder's optimistic attitude and achievements in the face of his disabilities.
Forbes of Harvard, 1894No Enemy But Himself, 1894Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great, 1895–1910The Legacy, 1896A Message to Garcia, 1899A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things, 1901Love, Life and Work, 1906White Hyacinths, 1907Health and Wealth, 1908The Mintage, 1910Jesus Was An Anarchist, 1910
Titles At Your Library
A Message to Garcia (Life-Changing Classics) (Volume III)
Tremendous Life Books. 2002
A Message to Garcia has carried its simple message of hard work, integrity and dependability to readers around the world for over 100 years. One of the keystones of American self-improvement literature, this short celebration of the diligence and loyalty shown by one man is truly a life-changing classic that demands to be read again and again.