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Miss Susie Slagle's by Augusta Tucker


Miss Susie Slagle's by Augusta Tucker

Originally published in 1939, Miss Susie Slagle's spent half a year on the national best-seller lists, went through twenty-three hardcover printings, and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Now Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of Baltimore in the halcyon years before the Great War -- and of the Johns Hopkins medical students who boarded at Miss Susie Slagle's house on Biddle Street -- is reissued in the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf. Richly detailed and warmly nostalgic, Miss Susie Slagle's is about to charm a new generation of readers.


New generations will enjoy discovering the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf reprint of this emotion-packed, best-selling novel about medical students at the famed Johns Hopkins Hospital before World War I and their years in Baltimore at the boarding house of the gentle Miss Susie Slagle. * Maryland Magazine * Originally published in 1939, Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of turn-of-the century Baltimore spent half a year on the national best-seller lists and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Augusta Tucker writes of Baltimore like a traveler enchanted with a strange land. * New York Herald-Tribune *

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Publication date

1st February 1987


Augusta Tucker

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Johns Hopkins University Press


352 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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