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Mary Hallock Foote: Author-Illustrator of the American West (Oklahoma Western Biographies #19)
Devoted wife and mother. Acclaimed novelist, illustrator, and interpreter of the American West. At a time when society expected women to concentrate on family and hearth, Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938) published twelve novels, four short story collections, almost two dozen stories and essays, and innumerable illustrations. In Mary Hallock Foote, Darlis A. Willer examines t ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published April 15th 2002 by University of Oklahoma Press
(first published April 2002)
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Mary Hallock Foote was one of the most well-known illustrators of the 19th century. She also was a novelist and wrote scores of letters to her friends about life in the mines of the West where her husband was an engineer, although not a terribly successful one. Mary's fees kept the family afloat. Her letters were used by Wallace Stegner in his novel, Angle of Repose. You can still find copies of her illustrations on ebay.
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