Ruth Bass





Ruth Bass


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A career newspaper woman, Ruth Bass published her first novel, “Sarah’s Daughter,” in 2007 at the age of 72. She was born July 18, 1934 in Amherst, Massachusetts, and grew up in various New England communities. A graduate of Westfield (MA) High School and Bates College, she earned a master of science degree in journalism from Columbia University where she also received the Tennessee Williams Award for creative journalism.

Her novel is based on a tiny kernel of knowledge about how her grandmother, at the age of 14, faced bringing up two siblings, running a household, coping with her increasingly alcoholic father. “I was a Girl Scout leader for years and became aware that my scouts faced many of the same problems that confronted my grandmother
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Average rating: 3.81 · 118 ratings · 27 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Sarah's Daughter

3.69 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Rose

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Mushrooms Love Herbs

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1996
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Tomatoes Love Herbs: A Fres...

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Herbs Love Tomatoes, Pepper...

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Onions Love Herbs

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996
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Herbal Salads

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Peppers Love Herbs

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Herbal Sweets

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996
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Herbal Soups, Salads, Bread...

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