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Sara Crewe, Or, What Happened at Miss Minchins Frances Hodgson Burnett

Sara Crewe, Or, What Happened at Miss Minchins

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published March 1st 1986
ISBN : 9780606011693
Library Binding
96 pages
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Frances Hodgson Burnett, (1849 - 1924) was an English American playwright and author. She is best known for her childrens stories, The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. After her fathers death in 1854 her family lived inMoreFrances Hodgson Burnett, (1849 - 1924) was an English American playwright and author. She is best known for her childrens stories, The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. After her fathers death in 1854 her family lived in poverty in the Victorian slums of Manchester. After moving to Tennessee her mother died in 1867 which made Frances the sole support of the younger children. It was at this point that she began to write. Sara Crewe or, What Happened at Miss Minchins was an 1888 serial version of what would later become the novel A Little Princess being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time. Sara Crewe is brought from India by her captain father to attend Miss Minchins boarding school. She has everything that a princess could desire until a dramatic change takes place in her life.