A White Heron Summary
Sarah Orne Jewett

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A White Heron Summary

When "A White Heron" appeared in 1886 as the title story in Sarah Orne Jewett's collection A White Heron and Other Stories, the author was already established as one of the finest local color writers the United States had produced. This was Jewett's eighth published book, and she had enough influ-ence with her publisher, Houghton, Mifflin, to open the book with the story, although it had already been rejected by the Atlantic Monthly magazine as...

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