Margaret Prescott Montague

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Margaret Prescott Montague
Born(1878-11-29)November 29, 1878
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
DiedSeptember 26, 1955(1955-09-26) (aged 76)
Richmond, Virginia
OccupationWriter (novelist)
Period20th century

Margaret Prescott (or Preston) Montague (29 November 1878 – 26 September 1955) was an American short story writer, and novelist.[1] Her middle name is sometimes attributed as Preston before changing to Prescott.[2]

Her work appeared in Harper's among other places.[3]

Her novels were adapted into the films Linda (1929), Calvert's Valley (1922), Uncle Sam of Freedom Ridge (1920) and Seeds of Vengeance (1920)[4] from The Sowing of Alderson Cree.



  • Deep channel. Atlantic Monthly Press. 1923.
  • The Sowing of Alderson Cree. The Baker & Taylor company. 1907. Margaret Prescott Montague.
  • In Calvert's Valley. The Baker & Taylor Company. 1908. (reprint. Kessinger Publishing, LLC. 2007. ISBN 978-0-548-25964-1.)
  • Closed doors: studies of deaf and blind children. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1915. Margaret Prescott Montague.
  • Of water and the Spirit. E.P. Dutton & Company. 1916.
  • "On Authors". Atlantic classics. Atlantic Monthly Press. 1918. p. 124. Margaret Prescott Montague.
  • Uncle Sam of Freedom Ridge. Doubleday, Page & Company. 1920. Margaret Prescott Montague.
  • England to America. Doubleday, Page & Company. 1920.
  • Up Eel River. The Macmillan company. 1928.



Further reading[edit]

  • Holcomb Stakley, Marjoriebell; Wood, Sharon (1989). Deaf Women: A Parade Through the Decades (First ed.). Berkeley, California: Dawn Sign Press.

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