The Splendid Idle Forties

The Splendid Idle Forties

by Gertrude Atherton
     
 

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Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857 — 1948) was an American writer. Her husband discouraged her writing and in 1882 when she published her first novel the family was scandalized. Atherton is best remembered for her California series of novels and short stories. Her stories feature strong heroines who pursue independent careers. The Splendid Idle Forties

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Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857 — 1948) was an American writer. Her husband discouraged her writing and in 1882 when she published her first novel the family was scandalized. Atherton is best remembered for her California series of novels and short stories. Her stories feature strong heroines who pursue independent careers. The Splendid Idle Forties contains stories of old California including The Pearls of Loreto; The Ears of Twenty Americans; The Washtub Mail; The Conquest of Dona Jacoba; A Ramble with Eulogia; The Isle of Skulls; The Head of a Priest; La Perdida; Lukari's Story; Natalie Ivanhoff: A Memory of Fort Ross; The Vengeance of Padre Arroyo; The Bells of San Gabriel; and When the Devil was Well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000766088
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
546 KB

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