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Sarah Orne Jewett

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Sarah Orne Jewett


Born
in South Berwick, Maine, The United States
September 03, 1849

Died
June 24, 1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist and short story writer, best known for her local color works set in or near South Berwick, Maine, on the border of New Hampshire, which in her day was a declining New England seaport.

Average rating: 3.79 · 11,685 ratings · 1,568 reviews · 215 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Country of the Pointed ...

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3.78 avg rating — 3,625 ratings — published 1896 — 334 editions
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The Country of the Pointed ...

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3.87 avg rating — 2,464 ratings — published 1910 — 34 editions
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A White Heron

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3.66 avg rating — 1,599 ratings — published 1886 — 13 editions
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A Country Doctor

3.46 avg rating — 534 ratings — published 1884 — 46 editions
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A White Heron and Other Sto...

3.73 avg rating — 172 ratings44 editions
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Deephaven

3.63 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 1877 — 54 editions
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Novels and Stories: Deephav...

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4.35 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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A White Heron, and the Hilt...

3.52 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2009
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A Country Doctor and Select...

3.97 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2007 — 25 editions
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Strangers and Wayfarers

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1969 — 36 editions
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“Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world.”
Sarah Orne Jewett

“The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.”
Sarah Orne Jewett

“Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of. ”
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Polls

July 2016 Short Story Poll

Animal Farm by George Orwell, 102 pages, 1945
 
  72 votes, 30.8%

 
  56 votes, 23.9%

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, 122 pages, 1879
 
  44 votes, 18.8%

Chess Story by Stefan Zweig, 104 pages, 1941
 
  32 votes, 13.7%

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, 127 pages, 1923
 
  13 votes, 5.6%

Lost Boy: A Novella by Thomas Wolfe, 95 pages, 1937
 
  11 votes, 4.7%

A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett, 32 pages, 1886
 
  6 votes, 2.6%

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