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Eleanor H. Porter
Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter was an American novelist. She was born Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton, New Hampshire, the daughter of Llewella French (née Woolson) and Francis Fletcher Hodgman. She was trained as a singer, attending New England Conservatory for several years. In 1892, she... show more
Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter was an American novelist. She was born Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton, New Hampshire, the daughter of Llewella French (née Woolson) and Francis Fletcher Hodgman. She was trained as a singer, attending New England Conservatory for several years. In 1892, she married John Lyman Porter and relocated to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and later novels. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
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Birth date: 1868-12-19
Died: 1920-05-21
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 7 months ago
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