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The country of the pointed firs, and other stories

Author: Sarah Orne Jewett; Mary Ellen Chase
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In prose of exquisite simplicity, Jewett draws a resonant portrait of people creating and tending bonds of relationship in a landscape buffeted by the forces of isolation as well as nature's severity.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Orne Jewett; Mary Ellen Chase
ISBN: 0393311376 9780393311372 0140434763 9780140434767
OCLC Number: 31281305
Notes: Originally published: New York : Norton, 1982. (Norton paperback).
Description: xxx, 296 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The country of the pointed firs --
A white heron --
Miss Tempy's watchers --
Martha's lady --
Aunt Cynthy Dallett.
Responsibility: Sarah Orne Jewett ; selected and introduced by Mary Ellen Chase ; introduction by Marjorie Pryse.

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"Immense--it is the very life."--Rudyard Kipling

 
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