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ISBN-10: 0140390804

ISBN-13: 9780140390803

Edition: 1991

Authors: Susanna Rowson, Anne Douglas, Susanna Haswell Rowson

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Born in Portsmouth, England, Susanna Haswell Rowson distinguished herself in the American colonies as an author, actress, musician, educator, journalist, and public personality. Rowson's mother, Susanna Musgrave Haswell, died in childbirth, and subsequently the not yet five-year-old Rowson accompanied her father, William Haswell, to Massachusetts. As a British Loyalist, Haswell did not fare well in the revolutionary milieu of the colonies; he was imprisoned and ultimately deported. By her eighteenth birthday, Rowson had endured sufficient trauma---death, poverty, war, and prolonged and difficult travels---to support a host of novels. Upon her return to England, Susanna Rowson worked briefly…    

Best-selling author Anne Douglas has now made her home in Edinburgh, a city she has known for many years. She very much enjoys life in the modern capital, and finds its ever-present history fascinating.