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Rachel Field

AKA Rachel Lyman Field

Born: 19-Sep-1894
Birthplace: Stockbridge, MA
Died: 15-Mar-1942
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA [1]
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

[1] Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

Father: Matthew Dickinson Field (physician, d. 1895)
Mother: Lucy Atwater
Husband: Arthur S. Pederson (m. 1935, until her death, one daughter adopted)
Daughter: Hannah (adopted 1939)

    High School: Springfield High School, Springfield, MA
Radcliffe College (1914-18)

    Newbery Medal 1930 for Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Author of books:
The Pointed People (1924)
Taxis and Toadstools: Verses and Decorations (1926, juvenile)
Hitty, Her First Hundred Years (1929, juvenile)
The Pointed People: Verses and Silhouettes (1930, juvenile)
Calico Bush (1931, juvenile)
Hepatica Hawks (1932, juvenile)
God's Pocket: The Story of Captain Samuel Hadlock, Junior, of Cranberry Isles, Maine (1934, juvenile)
Time Out of Mind (1935, novel)
Fear Is the Thorn (1936, poetry)
All This, and Heaven Too (1938, novel)
And Now Tomorrow (1942, novel)
Prayer for a Child (1944, juvenile)

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