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Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872–1958)

Author of Molly Make-Believe

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Eleanor Hallowell Abbott grew up in a religious and scholarly environment as the daughter of a clergyman and the granddaughter of the noted children’s writer Jacob Abbott. She graduated from Radcliffe College and worked as a secretary and teacher at Lowell State Normal School. In 1908, she married Dr. Fordyce Coburn, a physician, and moved to New Hampshire. Eleanor Abbott wrote many articles for the Ladies Home Journal, Collier's, and Harper's magazines in addition to her popular romance novels, which included Molly Make-Believe (1910), The Indiscreet Letter (1915), and The Ne'er Do Much (1918), as well as a memoir, Being Little In Cambridge When Everyone Else Was Big (1936).
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