Ruth Hall

Ruth Hall

A Domestic Tale of the Present TIme

Fanny Fern
Editor: Susan Belasco
Introduction by: Susan Belasco
Notes by: Susan Belasco

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140436402
  • 336 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

In Ruth Hall, one of the bestselling novels of the 1850s, Fanny Fern drew heavily on her own experiences: the death of her first child and her beloved husband, a bitter estrangement from her family, and her struggle to make a living as a writer. Written as a series of short vignettes and snatches of overheard conversations, it is as unconventional in style as in substance and strikingly modern in its impact.
Ruth Hall

Ruth Hall

Fanny Fern
Editor: Susan Belasco
Introduction by: Susan Belasco
Notes by: Susan Belasco

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