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Scarlet Sister Mary : a novel

Author: Julia Peterkin
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1998]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Banned in Boston when it was first published in 1928, Scarlet Sister Mary is the story of a sexy, independent, and outspoken woman who lives to please herself. Abandoned by her husband, the heroine takes many lovers, loses her firstborn son, and eventually "finds peace" as a church member, although she refuses to give up her love charm and her gold hoop earrings. Scarlet Sister Mary shocked readers with its sensual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Peterkin
OCLC Number: 1195041882
Notes: "Brown thrasher books."
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Novel, 1929.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 11-345 pages)
Responsibility: by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle.


Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the experience.  Read more...


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