HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Edna Henry Lee Turpin (1867–1952)

Author of Grimm's Fairy Tales

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
120584,387 (4.33)00
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Edna Henry Lee Turpin was born at Echo Hill, her parents' plantation in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. She spent her childhood there with her mother and her older brother.She began writing at an early age and published her first story at age 15.
She graduated from Hollins College and devoted her life to writing. Her works ranged from textbooks to fiction, including A Short History of the American People (1911), Honey Sweet (1911), Peggy of Roundabout Lane (1917), Happy Acres (1922), Three Circus Days (1935), and others.

In addition to her own writing, she also edited and selected a number of collections for young readers, including The Gold-Bug and Other Selections from the Works of Edgar Allan Poe (1898) and Grimm's Fairy Tales.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (4.33)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3
3.5
4 2
4.5
5 1

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Edna Henry Lee Turpin is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

Edna Henry Lee Turpin is composed of 1 name.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 130,235,933 books! | Top bar: Always visible