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Lifetime: 1860 - 1943 Passed: ≈ 81 years ago


Novelist , Author


United States

Harriet Theresa Comstock

Harriet Theresa Comstock was an American novelist and author of children's books.

Comstock was born to Alpheus Smith and Jean A. Downey in Nichols, New York. She received an academic education in Plainfield, New Jersey. In 1885, she married Philip Comstock of Brooklyn, New York. She started writing in 1895, mostly short stories for magazines and books principally for children.

Books by Harriet Theresa Comstock

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Janet of the Dunes

Romance Fiction
Love Light Romanticism Island Nautical Family Life

A good old-fashioned story of life in a coastal town on Long Island . The locals work the lighthouse and the life saving station. Artists come to paint the quaint seaside scenes and the quaint locals. City folks come for vacation.

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The Place Beyond The Winds

Romance Adventure Novel
Love Power Nature Friendship Challenges Inspirational Resilience Intriguing Winds

This is a captivating novel that takes readers on an extraordinary journey of love, adventure, and self-discovery. Written in [1914], this timeless story has enthralled readers for generations. Set in a picturesque landscape, the novel follows the li...