Answer Before Dark

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Answer Before Dark
Author Elizabeth Moorhead
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Bobbs-Merrill Company
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 381
OCLC 1592382

Answer Before Dark is a novel of manners by the American writer Elizabeth Moorhead (1865–1955) set in 1920s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It tells the story of Mary Ann, daughter of an upper-middle-class family, who tries to defer her socially acceptable marriage proposal in order to pursue her dream of being a painter.


  • Demarest, David P. (1976). From These Hills, From These Valleys: Selected Fiction about Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-1123-X. 
  • Moorhead, Elizabeth (1930). Answer Before Dark. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company.