The king of Folly Island and other people.By Sarah Orne Jewett

The king of Folly Island and other people.By Sarah Orne Jewett

by Sarah Orne Jewett

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The king of Folly Island and other people.By Sarah Orne Jewett by Sarah Orne Jewett

Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 - June 24, 1909) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism ewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor, and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. In later life, Jewett often visited Boston, where she was acquainted with many of the most influential literary figures of her day; but she always returned to South Berwick, small seaports near which were the inspiration for the towns of "Deephaven" and "Dunnet Landing" in her stories.

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ISBN-13: 9781530628223
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/19/2016
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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