WEST, (Mary) Jessamyn


WEST, (Mary) Jessamyn
(1902-1984)
   US writer most famous for tales of rural Quakerism like The Friendly Persuasion (1945). Her sf novella, The Chilekings (1954 Star Short Novels as "Little Men"; 1967), is a moral fable in which children switch statures with adults and take control.
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   See also: GREAT AND SMALL.

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