The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Nov 3, 2009 - Fiction - 272 pages
12 Reviews
A writer comes one summer to Dunnet Landing, a Maine seacoast town, where she follows the lonely inhabitants of once-prosperous coastal towns. Here, lives are molded by the long Maine winters, rock-filled fields and strong resourceful women.




  

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Review: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Growing up in Maine, I had never visited the Sarah Orne Jewett House. I lived about 8 minutes away from it for 8 years. This past week I visited it for the first time and I was completely caught off ... Read full review

Review: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

Now, you see them little peaked-topped spruces an' fir balsams comin' up over the hill all green an' hearty; they've got it all their own way . . . I tell you those little trees means business. (p ... Read full review

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Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) was the daughter of a physician in Berwick, Maine. Her books include Deephaven, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and nine volumes of short stories.

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) was the daughter of a physician in Berwick, Maine. Her books include Deephaven, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and nine volumes of short stories.

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) was the daughter of a physician in Berwick, Maine. Her books include Deephaven, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and nine volumes of short stories.

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