The New Student's Reference Work/Jewett, Sarah Orne

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Jew′ett, Sarah Orne, an American author, was born at South Berwick, Me., Sept. 3, 1849, and was educated at Berwick Academy. She wrote many short stories and a number of novels, and was quite successful in the portrayal of rural and provincial life. Among her novels are Deephaven, Old Friends and New, A Marsh Island, The King of Folly Island, The Life of Nancy and The Tory Lover. She died June 24, 1909.