Susan Bogert Warner

Warner, Susan Bogert, pseud. Elizabeth Wetherall, 1819–85, American novelist, b. New York City. Of her many books the best known was The Wide, Wide World (1850), a pious, tearful tale of an orphan. Her other novels include Queechy (1852), The Hills of the Shatemuc (1856), and Melbourne House (1864). With her sister, Anna Bartlett Warner, pseud. Amy Lothrop, 1820–1915), she collaborated on several children's books, notably Mr. Rutherford's Children (1853–55). Anna also wrote Dollars and Cents (1852), Stories of Vinegar Hill (6 vol., 1872), and other novels, as well as a biography of her sister (1909).

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