Dodge, Mary Mapes


    Mary Mapes Dodge became an author and editor after the death of her husband. Once her collection of short stories, The Irvington Stories (1864), met with success, a novel was solicited. She then wrote Hans Brinker, an instant bestseller. Later in life, she edited St. Nicholas Magazine, one of the most successful magazines for children of the late - nineteenth century.

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    American editor and writer, Dodge is best known for her juvenile fiction. She started her career for attaining livelihood. Later a magazine for children, St. Nicholas achieved high standards due to her hard work and attracted great writers.

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