Miss Susie Slagle's

Miss Susie Slagle's

by Augusta Tucker
     
 

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Originally published in 1939, Miss Susie Slagle's spent half a year on the national best-seller lists, went through twenty-three hardcover printings, and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Now Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of Baltimore in the halcyon years before the Great War -- and of the Johns Hopkins medical students who boarded at… See more details below

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Originally published in 1939, Miss Susie Slagle's spent half a year on the national best-seller lists, went through twenty-three hardcover printings, and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Now Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of Baltimore in the halcyon years before the Great War -- and of the Johns Hopkins medical students who boarded at Miss Susie Slagle's house on Biddle Street -- is reissued in the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf. Richly detailed and warmly nostalgic, Miss Susie Slagle's is about to charm a new generation of readers.

Editorial Reviews

Maryland Magazine

New generations will enjoy discovering the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf reprint of this emotion-packed, best-selling novel about medical students at the famed Johns Hopkins Hospital before World War I and their years in Baltimore at the boarding house of the gentle Miss Susie Slagle.

New York Herald-Tribune

Originally published in 1939, Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of turn-of-the century Baltimore spent half a year on the national best-seller lists and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Augusta Tucker writes of Baltimore like a traveler enchanted with a strange land.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801834196
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
03/19/1987
Series:
Maryland Paperback Bookshelf Series
Edition description:
Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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