A Marsh Island (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Marsh Island (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Sarah Orne Jewett
     
 

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This charming novel, set on a southwestern Maine island amid the salt marshes, focuses on the conflict between two young suitors—one from the city and one from the country—who fall in love with the same farmer’s daughter. A pleasant romance, A Marsh Island is also brimming with evocative descriptions of the landscape’s rugged beauty

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This charming novel, set on a southwestern Maine island amid the salt marshes, focuses on the conflict between two young suitors—one from the city and one from the country—who fall in love with the same farmer’s daughter. A pleasant romance, A Marsh Island is also brimming with evocative descriptions of the landscape’s rugged beauty, for which Jewett is renowned.       

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440470
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
318
File size:
253 KB

Meet the Author


Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) was an American novelist and author of children’s books. Raised in Maine, she spent much of her life there, depicting the people and places of New England. She was one of the first American writers to elevate setting and characterization over plot. Her work has influenced feminist authors such as Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, and Mary Wilkins Freeman.

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