Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Sarah Orne Jewett

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett was born on September 3, 1849 to Caroline Frances Perry and Dr. Theodore Herman Jewett. Her father, a physician, was the son of a prosperous merchant in South Berwick, Maine, a shipbuilding and manufacturing town upriver from Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Her childhood was a comfortable one, rich in the cultural and educational activities of a thriving New England town. But Sarah, as she was known, was considered a sickly child, and her father often took her on his rounds to visit patients, bringing her into contact with other rural New Englanders whose experiences and circumstances were quite different... Read More

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
A Country Doctor

Written by Sarah Orne Jewett


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: April 6, 1999
Price: $4.95

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

A Country Doctor

Written by Sarah Orne Jewett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $1.99

Read more >
Also available as a paperback.

The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Sarah Orne Jewett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $8.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

Written by Sarah Orne Jewett
Introduction by Suzannah Lessard


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 9, 2001
Price: $12.00

The story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett's most loved works, and it quickly earned her a reputation as a talented writer upon its publication. Praised by Alice... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
The Country of the Pointed Firs
And Other Stories
Written by Sarah Orne Jewett
Preface by Willa Cather


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 11, 1954
Price: $12.00

Sarah Orne Jewett’s place in American letters was assured when this acclaimed collection of stories about her native state of Maine was first published in 1896. Her crisp style and skillful observation of people and places gives her work lasting appeal.

The Country of the Pointed Firs tells a story spanning three... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Page 1 of 1