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Other Fiction Jewett, Sarah Orne: A Marsh Island. v1. 27 Nov 2021
#1  GrannyGrump 11-26-2021, 10:00 PM
A young artist, wandering into the country in search of “material” for his sketches, is detained by accident in a farm-house on the Marsh Island. He nearly falls in love with Doris Owen, the farmer’s beautiful daughter. She already has a lover in Dan Lester, a young man of the neighborhood, whom she has always vaguely expected to marry; but Dick Dale’s culture and trained artistic mind, coming to her like a revelation from another world, almost win away her affection.
(—Contemporary review, 1885)

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Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern coast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.

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