Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Happy birthday, Anya Seton.

Bestselling historical novelist Anya Seton was born on January 23, 1904, the daughter of writer (and Boy Scouts cofounder) Ernest Thompson Seton and travel writer and suffragist Grace Gallatin Seton. She died in 1990.

Her best-known works are probably Katherine, Dragonwyck (made into a 1946 film with Gene Tierney and Vincent Price), Green Darkness, and The Winthrop Woman.

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