A White Heron and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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In the title story, a young girl—out walking with her only friend, a cow named Mistress Moolly—finds the nest of a rare bird. When a handsome young hunter passes by, she must decide whether or not to reveal the nest to him. Other charming, luminous stories of New England village life include “The Gray Man,” “Farmer Finch,” “Marsh Rosemary,” “The Dulham Ladies,” and more.

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A White Heron and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


In the title story, a young girl—out walking with her only friend, a cow named Mistress Moolly—finds the nest of a rare bird. When a handsome young hunter passes by, she must decide whether or not to reveal the nest to him. Other charming, luminous stories of New England village life include “The Gray Man,” “Farmer Finch,” “Marsh Rosemary,” “The Dulham Ladies,” and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411464247
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 11/22/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 589,883
  • File size: 220 KB

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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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