Gladys Hasty Carrol

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Birthday
26, 1904
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
Apr 1, 1999 (94)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1904
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
Apr 1, 1999 (94)

About

An American writer of novels set in Southern Maine, she is best known for works such as As the Earth Turns (1933) and Neighbor to the Sky (1937). The former work was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

Before Fame

She graduated from Bates College in 1925 and soon thereafter began writing short stories and advice columns.

Trivia

She published two children's books in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Family Life

She grew up on her family's Maine farm. She married Herbert Allen Carroll in 1925.

Associated With

Her novel, As The Earth Turns, outsold Sinclair Lewis's popular work, Ann Vickers.