The autobiographer Fitz Ludlow died at the age of 34. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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An avid traveler and outdoors man, Ludlow was most famous for his semi-autobiographical novel, The Hasheesh Eater, which depicted states of altered consciousness. His other works include The Music Essence and The Household Angel.
He was the New York-born son of a minister and abolitionist father. He married Rosalie Ludlow.