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Bess Streeter Aldrich reader.

Bess Streeter Aldrich

Bess Streeter Aldrich reader.

by Bess Streeter Aldrich

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesA lantern in her hand., A white bird flying.
ContributionsAldrich:, Aldrich:
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A3642 Be, PS3501.L378 Be
The Physical Object
Pagination467 p.
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6068849M
LC Control Number50007036
OCLC/WorldCa1110736

When A Lantern in Her Hand came out in , critics took little notice, but people everywhere soon discovered it. By the end of , even as the Great Depression set in, Bess Streeter Aldrich's novel was in its twenty-first printing. Now translated into over twenty languages, A Lantern in Her Hand has outlasted literary fashions to touch generations of readers.4/5(13). They [the Cutter family] compete for the reader's attention, pursuing happiness in human ways that have not changed since , when The Cutters was first published. But it is Nell Cutter who best illustrates Bess Streeter Aldrich's strength in drawing memorable characters. Whether she is decorating the house on a budget for wealthy guests or testing child-raising theories or Author: Bess Streeter Aldrich.

Journey into Christmas and Other Stories (Bison Book S) by Bess Streeter Aldrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This Bison Books edition includes Bess Streeter Aldrich's own story of how she came to write A Lantern in Her the other Aldrich books reprinted by the University of Nebraska Press is A White Bird Flying (first published in ), the sequel to A Lantern in Her Hand.

  Bess Streeter Aldrich was born in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She is known as a prolific author of short stories and 13 novels. Her book Miss Bishop was made into a movie, Cheers for Miss Bishop (). The Bess Streeter Aldrich reader Bess Streeter Aldrich Not In Library. The golden salamander Victor Canning , 1 book Eleanor Mercein Kelly, 1 book Mildred Masterson McNeilly, 1 book Bess Streeter Aldrich, 1 book Monica Lang, 1 book Molly Clavering, 1 book Jane Abbott.


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