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Mary Jane Holmes

(1825—1907)


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(1825–1907),

popular post-Civil War novelist of Massachusetts, whose 39 sentimental, moral, and stereotyped novels sold more than 2,000,000 copies. Her best-known work was Lena Rivers (1856).

Subjects: Literature.


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