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Elsie Singmaster

a.k.a. Elsie (nee) Singmaster Lewars

Author Code: AESL

Born: Aug.29, 1879 - Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: Sep. 30, 1958 - Macungie, Pennsylvania, USA

Educated at Cornell University and Radcliffe College, Singmaster graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1907.She published her first story, The Lese-Majeste of Hans Heckendorn, in Scribner's Magazine in 1905 while she was still at school. In 1909, she published her first novel, When Sarah Saved the Day. In 1912, she met and married the English professor Harold Lewars, and, while she still added the Lewars name to her own, she continue to publish as Singmaster. Her earlier works were mostly directed at children. Most of her books deal with her Pennsylvania Dutch heritage. She was an excellent short story writer, publishing nearly 350 during her lifetime. Her story The Courier of the Czar was one of the O.Henry Short Story Awards for 1924. In 1934, her novel, Swords of Steel won the Newberry Award. Her other works include Gettysburg (1913), Katy Gaumer (1915), Basil Everman (1920), The Hidden Road (1923), Bred in the Bone and Other Stories (1925), What Everybody Wanted (1928), The Magic Mirror (1934), Rifles for Washington (1938), A High Wind Rising (1943), I Speak for Thadeus Stevens (1947) and I Heard of a River (1948).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
AESL002 Big Thursday 1906 13 154k eBook Download PDF - 'Big Thursday' (AESL002)   Download ePub - 'Big Thursday' (AESL002) Find a printed copy of Big Thursday by Elsie Singmaster at AbeBooks
AESL001 Gettysburg
  The Battle-Ground
  The Great Day
  Gunner Criswell
  The Home-Coming
  July the First
  Mary Bowman
  The Retreat
  The Substitute
  Victory
1913 59 294k eBook Download PDF - 'Gettysburg' (AESL001)   Download ePub - 'Gettysburg' (AESL001) Find a printed copy of Gettysburg by Elsie Singmaster at AbeBooks
AESL004 The Ghost of Mathias Baum 1909 8 132k eBook Download PDF - 'The Ghost of Mathias Baum' (AESL004)   Download ePub - 'The Ghost of Mathias Baum' (AESL004) Find a printed copy of The Ghost of Mathias Baum by Elsie Singmaster at AbeBooks
AESL003 The Survivors 1915 6 128k eBook Download PDF - 'The Survivors' (AESL003)   Download ePub - 'The Survivors' (AESL003) Find a printed copy of The Survivors by Elsie Singmaster at AbeBooks

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