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Mary Tracy Earle

Born: 1864
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: The Author was the first writer in Illinois to flourish in the New York publishing world and wrote many serialized short stories for Harper's Magazine.

Biography: Ms. Earle was the grandaughter of nationally known abolitionist, temperance, and suffragist Mary Tracy Cutler who worked with such better known 19th century figures as William Lloyd Garrison and Sojuner Truth.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Mary Tracy Earle on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Man who worked for collister.
ISBN: 1290221715 OCLC: 940508458

Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

  The flag on the hilltop
ISBN: 9780809387786 OCLC: 859687776

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Ill. : 2013.

Mary Tracy Earle occupies an unusual place among southern Illinois fiction writers: the descendent of a family that helped shape the region, she left her hometown of Cobden and made her way to New York City where she published two novels and saw her short stories printed in the best magazines of the day-including The Saturday Evening Post, Harper's, and The Atlantic Monthly. She succeeded so well at her craft that she is still identified in some literary histories as a New York writer--A phenomenon that may help to explain why she is not particularly well known in her native area.

The man who worked for Collister.
ISBN: 0836931947 OCLC: 48256

Books for Libraries Press Freeport, N.Y., [1969]

Through old rose glasses, and other stories.
ISBN: 1290132151 OCLC: 940485286

Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

  Through old rose glasses, and other stories.
ISBN: 1154871908 OCLC: 935204194

Rarebooksclub Com, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.