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Fanny Fern aka Sara Willis (1811 - 1872)

Nathaniel Hawthorne commented that Fanny Fern stood out from the "damned mob of scribbling women" of her day.  She ended up as one of the best earners in writing in the 1800s.  Fern displays great wit and insight in her wonderful work.




List of Books


Ruth Hall


Fern Leaves from Fanny's Portfolio


Folly As It Flies


Rose Clark


The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.


"What kind of a time would the women have, were there only one man in the world?"


What kind of a time would they have? What is that to me? They might "take their own time," every "Miss Lucy" of them, for all I should care; and so might the said man himself; for with me, the limited supply would not increase the value of the article.







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