Mary Lee Settle

Mary Lee Settle

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mary Lee Settle (July 29, 1918 Charleston, West Virginia - September 27, 2005 Ivy, Virginia) was an American writer and winner of the National Book Award for her 1978 novel Blood Tie. She was also one of the founders of the annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She attended Sweet Briar College for two years, then moved to New York City in pursuit of a career as an actress and model, and even tested for the part of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind. During World War II, she joined the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force, and then the Office of War Information. She taught at Bard College, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and University of Virginia.
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135832484
  • 9786135832488