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Pollyanna (Wordsworth Children's Classics) (Wordsworth Classics)

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Publisher:Wordsworth Editions Ltd

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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255pp , About the Author Eleanor Hodgman Porter :: ( December 19, 1868 hasta May 21, 1920 ) was an American novelist .. Born as Eleanor Hodgman in Littleton , New Hampshire on December 19, 1868 , the daughter of Francis Fletcher Hodgman and Woolson Llewella . [ 1] He trained as a singer , attending New England Conservatory for several years , but later turned to writing . In 1892 , she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts. That's when she began to write and publish his stories and later novels . She died in Cambridge , Massachusetts on May 21, 1920 and was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery .. Porter wrote mainly of children's books , stories of adventure and romance fiction . His most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913 ) , later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915 ) . His novels for adults include The Turn of the Tide ( 1908 ) , The Road to Understanding (1917 ) , Oh money! Money (1918 ) , Dawn (1919 ) , The Dark Tower Keith (1919 ) , Mary Mary ( 1920) , and sister Sue (1921 ) ;! His short story collections include over the years ( c . 1923 ) , money, love and Kate ( 1923 ) , Little Partner ( 1926 ) . Porter achieved considerable commercial success : in 1913 , ranks eighth among Pollyanna novels sold in the United States , second in 1914 and fourth in 1915 ( he spent forty- seven editions between 1915 and 1920 ) , in 1916 , only David took third place ; in 1917 , the road to understanding the Fourth, in 1918 , money Oh ! Money ! It ranked fifth .

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