lantern in her hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich

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Published by Appleton in New York .

Written in English

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Statement[by] Bess Streeter Aldrich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A3642 La 5, PS3501.L378 La 5
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6771348M
LC Control Number32006321
OCLC/WorldCa5508752

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A Lantern in her Hand: Author: Her first book, “Mother Mason”, a compilation of short stories, was published in When her husband died inshe focused on writing as a means of support. She drew upon her family's pioneering heritage for source material for her stories.

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