About the Author
Trumbull, Annie Eliot. An American author; born in Hartford, CT, March 2, 1857; died in 1949. Among her published works are: ‘An Hour’s Promise’ (1889); ‘White Birches’ (1893); ‘A Cape Cod Week’ (1898); ‘Rod’s Salvation’ (1898); ‘A Masque of Culture’ (play), (1893); ‘A Wheel of Progress’ (play), (1897); ‘Life’s Common Way’ (1903). Miss Trumbull's claim to the attention of her readers is undisputed. Her short stories possess a freshness, a poignancy and underlying quick-witted penetration into human feelings, motives and experiences that give them a peculiar charm. Her choice of themes appeals to a wide circle and her handling of the persons of her imagination is exquisite.