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

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Penguin, Nov 3, 2009 - Fiction - 272 pages
4 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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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

As part of a half-forgotten lit class in college, we read Sarah Orne Jewett's “A White Heron.” It was the sort of story that college lit classes love to anthologize (perfect illustration of binary ... Read full review

Review: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

I wish people had more appreciation for this type of writing. I wish Jewett had written more and I wish more of what she wrote was still available. I first read an excerpt from the principal story in ... 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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