Around the Hearth

Lucy Maud (L.M) Montgomery

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ISBN: 9781774710418

Around the Hearth

Tales of Home and Family

  Author:   Lucy Maud (L.M) Montgomery    
  Editor :   Joanne (Wood) Lebold  
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited

A heartwarming collection of 17 rare short stories by famed Anne of Green Gables author.

Although best known for creating the spirited Anne Shirley, L. M. Montgomery had a thriving writing career that included hundreds of short stories and poems. Around the Hearth is a continuation of the Montgomery short story collections edited by Rea Wilmshurst in the late 1980s and the early 1990s, including stories such as “A Baking of Gingersnaps” (1895) — the first story Montgomery published. As with Anne, who found a warm and welcoming home and family at Green Gables, these stories focus on homes and families, and the happiness and love people receive from them.

Over many years of careful research and meticulous compiling of resources, Joanne Lebold has curated a collection of short fiction that showcases all the warmth and charisma Montgomery’s fans have come to cherish, and offers a rare glimpse into some of the beloved author?s lesser-known works. Includes seventeen short stories originally published between 1895 and 1935.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781774710418
Item NB1613
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
Published on May 30 2022
Language eng
Pages 208
Format Paperback
Dimensions5.75(in) x 8.25(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
Lucy Maud (L. M.) Montgomery (1874-1942) was a Canadian author best known for her popular Anne of Green Gables series, the first book of which was released in 1908. The PEI-born author studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax, and went on to publish twenty novels and hundreds of short stories and poems. Montgomery's work has inspired movies, television shows, musicals, plays, and continues to draw countless visitors to Prince Edward Island each year.

Joanne (Wood) Lebold has been studying the life and works of L. M. Montgomery for over thirty-five years. A founding member of The Kindred Spirits Society of Hamilton in 1995, Joanne was also the editor of their newsletter, "The Road to L. M. Montgomery." Joanne contributed three chapters to The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album (1999), and has also written guest articles for "The Shining Scroll" and "The Avonlea Traditions Chronicle." Joanne lives in picturesque Hockley Valley, Ontario.