There is no division nor subtraction in the heart-arithmetic of a good mother. There are only addition and multiplication.
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|Birth:||17th February, 1881|
|Death:||3rd August, 1954|
Bess Streeter Aldrich was an American novelist. A writer since early childhood, she won a writing contest at age fourteen and another at seventeen. Aldrich began writing more regularly in 1911 when the Ladies' Home Journal advertised a fiction contest, which she entered and won. She went on to become one of the highest-paid women writers of the period. Her stories often concerned Midwestern pioneer history and were very popular with teenage girls and young women. Aldrich's first novel, Mother Mason, was published in 1924. She was the author of about 200 short stories and thirteen novels, including Miss Bishop. Aldrich received an honorary degree in literature from the University of Nebraska in 1934 and was named into the Nebraska Hall of Fame in 1973.
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