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Rachel Field (born September 19, 1894; died March 15, 1942) was an American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. She is best known for her Newberry Medal winning novel for young adults, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years, published in 1930. Field was also a successful author of adult fiction, writing the bestsellers Time Out of Mind (1935), All This and Heaven Too (1938), and And Now Tomorrow (1942). September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... Hitty, Her First Hundred Years is a novel written by Rachel Field that won the Newbery Medal in 1930. ... See also: 1929 in literature, other events of 1930, 1931 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Jump to: navigation, search This is a list of bestselling novels in the United States, as determined by the New York Times. ... See also: 1934 in literature, other events of 1935, 1936 in literature, list of years in literature. ... All This, and Heaven Too is a 1940 film which tells the story of a governess, accused of having an affair with her employer, a Duc, who is then accused of the Duchesses murder. ... See also: 1937 in literature, other events of 1938, 1939 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1941 in literature, other events of 1942, 1943 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


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Rachel Field, born in New York City and educated at Radcliffe, was a well-known author of popular children's and adult books in the 1930s.
Field summered on Sutton Island in the 1920s and 1930s in her mother's cottage, "Bunchberry Bungalow".
Miss Field's novel "All This, and Heaven Too," was the story of a French woman who became the pivot about which a famous crime revolved, and who, after her exoneration, came to America, married, and became the center of a cultivated circle in Gramercy Park, New York.
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