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The country of the pointed firs and other stories

Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, [2000] ©2000
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2000 Modern Library paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The story of an endearing unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett's most loved works, and it quickly earned her a reputation as a talented writer upon its publication. Praised by Alice Brown for its "idyllic atmosphere of country life," Jewett's novel shows her intimate understanding of New England and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Pastoral fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Orne Jewett
ISBN: 037575671X 9780375756719
OCLC Number: 45015486
Notes: "Includes a Modern Library reading group guide"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xx, 272 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The country of the pointed firs --
The queen's twin --
A Dunnet shepherdess --
The foreigner --
William's wedding.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Sarah Orne Jewett ; introduction by Suzannah Lessard.
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"The story of an endearing unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett's most loved works, and it quickly earned her a reputation as a talented writer upon its publication. Praised by Alice Brown for its "idyllic atmosphere of country life," Jewett's novel shows her intimate understanding of New England and its unique inhabitants, whose prickly exteriors often concealed a warm and loyal nature." "This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes four additional Dunnet Landing stories: "The Queen's Twin," "A Dunnet Shepherdess," "The Foreigner," and "William's Wedding.""--Jacket.

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