The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories (Paperback)

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By Sarah Orne Jewett, Suzannah Lessard (Introduction by)
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The story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett's most loved works, and it quickly earned her a reputation as a talented writer upon its publication. Praised by Alice Brown for its "idyllic atmosphere of country life," Jewett's moving novel shows her intimate understanding of New England and its unique inhabitants, whose prickly exteriors often concealed a warm and loyal nature.

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes four additional Dunnet Landing stories: "The Queen's Twin," "A Dunnet Shepherdess," "The Foreigner," and "William's Wedding."

About the Author

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849 1900) was born in South Berwick, Maine, and lived there most of her life.

Praise For…

"Immense—it is the very life."
—Rudyard Kipling

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375756719
ISBN-10: 037575671X
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: January 9th, 2001
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)