Helen Hunt Jackson





Helen Hunt Jackson

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born
in Amherst, Massachusetts, The United States
October 18, 1830

died
August 12, 1885

gender
female


About this author

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson was an American writer best known as the author of Ramona, a novel about the ill treatment of Native Americans in Southern California, and as an activist for Native American rights


Average rating: 3.64 · 1,001 ratings · 177 reviews · 38 distinct works · Similar authors
Ramona
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 901 ratings — published 1884 — 50 editions
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A Century of Dishonor: A Sk...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1881 — 20 editions
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Letters from a Cat
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1879 — 14 editions
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Westward to a High Mountain...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1994
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Sonnets & Lyrics (Notable A...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1992
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Helen Hunt Jackson's Colorado
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
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A Century of Dishonor: A Sk...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010
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Bits about Home Matters
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Glimpses of California & th...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1883 — 3 editions
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Nelly's Silver Mine: A Stor...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1878 — 8 editions
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“Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what's in a name? ”
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“The woman who creates and sustains a home, and under whose hands children grow up to be strong and pure men and women, is a creator second only to God.”
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“The goldenrod is yellow,
The corn is turning brown...
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.”
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