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The Field House: A Writer's Life Lost and Found on an Island in Maine

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Born of illustrious New England stock, Rachel Field was a National Book Award–winning novelist, a Newbery Medal–winning children’s writer, a poet, playwright, and rising Hollywood success in the early twentieth century. Her light was abruptly extinguished at the age of forty-seven, when she died at the pinnacle of her personal happiness and professional acclaim.

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Expected publication: May 4th 2021 by She Writes Press
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Christina Kline
Oct 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just finished this lovely book and feel richer for it. Meticulously researched and deeply felt, THE FIELD HOUSE is a compelling hybrid of biography and memoir. An exploration of the life and legacy of novelist-poet Rachel Field, it is interwoven with personal reflections that reveal the influence of Field’s work ethic and passion on the biographer’s life. This book is also a meditation on the nature of creativity and a love letter to a house on Sutton Island in Maine once owned by Field and no ...more
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As the book's author, my review is clearly suspect. However, I will say that on rereading it beginning to end one more time, I remain quite proud and happy with the story, especially the last hundred pages where the book picks up steam and reads with great urgency. If others leave intrigued and delighted by Rachel Field, as I am, I'll consider it a success. Rachel, I hope I've done you proud.
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