Lucy Furman

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Lucy S. Furman (June 7, 1870 - August 24, 1958) was an American author, primarily known for her short stories of Kentucky mountain life.

From Henderson, Kentucky, Furman wrote stories about Kentucky mountain life that began appearing in 1890s American magazines including The Century Magazine and others. Her first collection of stories was titled Stories of a Sanctified Town (1896).[1]

Furman died at her home in Cranford, New Jersey (where she lived with a nephew) in August 1958.[2][3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stories of a Sanctified Town (1896)
  • Mothering on Perilous (1913)
  • Sight to the Blind (1914)
  • The Quare Women (1923)
  • The Glass Window (1925)
  • The Lonesome Road (1927)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (30 January 1897). The Lounger, The Critic (New York), pp. 75, 79
  2. ^ (26 August 1958). Miss Lucy Furman (obituary), The New York Times
  3. ^ Ballard, Sandra L. & Patricia L. Hudson (eds.) Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, pp. 242-43 (2003) (ISBN 978-0-8131-9066-2)

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