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Jean Fritz
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Suzanne M. Coil's Harriet Beecher Stowe (1993) and Norma Johnston's Harriet: The Life and World of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1994) are two of the most recent young adult biographies of Stowe. Coil attempts to cover Stowe's entire life, while emphasizing the writing of Uncle Tom's Cabin. She plainly admires her subject. Johnston tries to place Stowe's achievements in the context of her time, using Stowe to illustrate attitudes of the time toward women, writers, and social protest. Robert E. Jokoubek's Harriet Beecher Stowe (1989) is for somewhat less advanced readers than the books by Coil and Johnston.

Jokoubek ably recounts the basic facts of Stowe's life, although not with the style and vigor found in Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers.

Joan D. Hedrick's Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life (1993) is a full-length biography of Stowe written for adults. Hedrick offers a feminist interpretation of Stowe's life, but sometimes seems to...

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