Margaret Culkin Banning


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(1891–1982), Minnesota author, graduate of Vassar College (1912), whose novels concerning contemporary problems of love, marriage, and parenthood include This Marrying (1920), Country Club People (1923), The Women of the Family (1926), Mixed Marriage (1930), Too Young To Marry (1938), Clever Sister (1947), The Dowry (1955), Echo Answers (1959), The Vine and the Olive (1964), Mesabi (1969), Lifeboat Number Two (1971), The Splendid Torments (1976), and Such Interesting People (1979). Other books include Women for Defense (1942), appraising the role of women in both world wars, and Letters from England, Summer 1942 (1943).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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