Woman of the Century/Sarah Orne Jewett
JEWETT, Miss Sarah Orne, author, born in South Berwick, Me., 3rd September, 1849. She is the daughter of Dr. Theodore H. Jewell, a well-known physician, who died in 1878. She received a thorough education in the Berwick academy. She l>egan to publish stories at an early age. In 1869 she contributed a story to the "Atlantic SARAH ORNE JEWETT. Monthly." She traveled extensively in the United States, in Canada and in Europe. She spends her time in South Berwick, Me., and in Boston, Mass. She used the pen-name "Alice Eliot" in her first years of authorship, but now her full name is appended to all her productions. Her stories relate mainly to New England, and many of them have a great historical value. Her published volumes include "Deephaven" (1877). ft Play-Days" (1878), "Old Friends and New" (1880), "Country By- Ways" (1881), "The Mate of the Daylight" (1883). "A Country Doctor" (1884), "A Marsh Island" (1885). "A White Heron" (1886), "The Story of the Normans" (1887), "The King of the Folly Island, and Other People," (1888), and "Betty Leicester" (1889). Miss Jewett is now engaged on several important works.