POPULAR EDUCATOR (#11, Second Year, 1939) SCARLET SISTER MARY
THE POPULAR EDUCATOR
No. 11, Second Year, 1939.
764 Digests of the World's Great Books in 53 Weekly Issues. Published by the National Educational Alliance, Inc.
SCARLET SISTER MARY
A 1928 novel by Julia Peterkin. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1929. The book set among the Gullah people of the Low Country in South Carolina around the beginning of the 20th century. The title character, Mary, was an orphan on an abandoned plantation who was raised by Auntie Maum Hannah and her crippled son Budda Ben. The description of Mary as "Scarlet Sister" reflects the basic conflict in the novel as Mary is torn between her desire to be a member in good standing in the church and a desire to live a life of sin and pleasure.
Nice condition with light cover wear & clean pages. Just over 8-1/4 x 5-1/2. About 90 pages. Illustrated. Classic Americana literary journal.