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The One I Knew the Best of All

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The One I Knew Best of All (1893) is a memoir written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The author covers her childhood and girlhood, taking the reader into confidence and depicting the delightful situations and circumstances of her youth. She starts her memoir with the Christmas holidays.
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Published July 17th 2009 by ReadHowYouWant (first published 1893)
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Jane
Jun 15, 2012 Jane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Last weekend I finished a library book, and since then it has been sitting on the dining room table. I’ve wanted to write about it, indeed to enthuse about it, but I knew that when I had done that I would have no excuse for not taking it back to the library. And I wasn’t quiet ready to let go.

I think you may understand my feelings if I quote a little from Warne’s Announcement list for October 1893 …

“Mrs Burnett’s story is unique in literature, being the frankly autobiographical narrative of a ch
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Sylvia
Nov 26, 2016 Sylvia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Did not finish. The whole idea of writing about yourself as another person seems entirely stilted.
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Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond. She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee. Here Hodgson began to write, in order to sup ...more
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