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Novels and stories : Deephaven ; A country doctor ; The country of the pointed firs ; Dunnet landing stories ; Selected stories and sketches / Sarah Orne Jewett.

By: Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of America: 69.Publisher: New York : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed by Penguin Books, c1994Description: x, 937 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0940450747 (alk. paper); 9780940450745 (alk. paper).Uniform titles: Selections. 1994 Subject(s): United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction | Maine -- Social life and customs -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.4 LOC classification: PS2131 | 1994Other classification: 18.06
Contents:
Deephaven -- A country doctor -- The country of the pointed firs -- Dunnet Landing stories -- Selected stories and sketches.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 934-937).

Deephaven -- A country doctor -- The country of the pointed firs -- Dunnet Landing stories -- Selected stories and sketches.

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Library Journal Review

This hearty volume combines the longer pieces Deephaven , A Country Doctor , The Country of the Pointed Firs , and Dunnet Landing Stories with a selection of shorter stories and sketches and commentary by Professor Michael Davitt Bell. This fine addition to the series is tailor-made for American literature and women's collections. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine on September 3, 1849. Unable to attend school because of arthritis, she learned about coastal life in New England as she accompanied her father, a doctor, on his rounds. He encouraged both her reading and her writing. When she began submitting fiction in 1867, using the pseudonyms A. D. Eliot, Alice Eliot, and Sarah C. Sweet, her chosen topic was often the life and people of her native, rural Maine. <p> Her first published story appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in 1869 and her first short story collection, Deephaven, was published in 1877. Her first novel, A Country Doctor was published in 1884. Her other works include A Marsh Island (1885), A White Heron and Other Stories (1886), A Native of Winby (1893), Tales of New England (1894) and The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896). She stopped writing in 1902, after a fall left her with severe head injuries. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage on June 24, 1909. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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