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Elizabeth Foster

1905 -

From the back of the dust jacket of Children Of The Mist:
An ardent anglophile, Elizabeth Foster has spent much of her life in England, but her roots are firmly embedded in the state of Maine, where she was raised, and about which she has written several affectionate and authoritative books. She was educated at Miss Porter's School, Farmington, Connecticut, the Art Student's League, the Columbia School of Journalism and the Mannes Music School, though she says her father's friends, such as Alexander Woolcott, F.P.A., and George Horace Lorimer, had much to do with the shaping of her tastes and mental growth.
No relation to the heroine in this story, the author devoted six years to Children in the Mist. Though classified as fiction, it's display of disciplined scholarship, perceptive sense of history, and lively awareness of social values is of an order associated with first rate biography. It can be read and enjoyed as either - and both

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January 8, 2012 Edited by Susan Small Edited without comment.
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