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Francis Hodgson Burnett

The Unexpected Life of the Author of the Secret Garden

Francis Hodgson Burnett( )
Author: Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook
ISBN:978-0-8135-3382-7
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Hugely successful in her own time for adult novels and plays, Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) would be astounded to find out she is remembered for a handful of books for children, but most of all for the enormously popular Secret Garden. This fascinating biography-the first to have the full cooperation of Burnett's descendants and relatives-examines her life with lively intelligence, sensitivity, and fascinating new, never-before-published material.

Burnett's life was full...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / American / General
Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories
Travel / Special Interest / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.56 Pounds



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