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Jessamyn West

Author (18-Jul-1902 — 23-Feb-1984)


Ann Dahlstrom Farmer; Philip M. O'Brien. Jessamyn West: A Descriptive and Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1998. 383pp.

Alfred S. Shivers. Jessamyn West. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1972. 160pp. Revised edition in 1992 of 171pp.

Jessamyn West. To See the Dream. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1957. 314pp.

Jessamyn West. Hide and Seek: A Continuing Journey. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1973. 310pp.

Jessamyn West. The Woman Said Yes: Encounters with Life and Death. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co.. 1976. 180pp.

Jessamyn West. Double Discovery: A Journey. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1980. 273pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.425)

  7. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1327-29)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.811)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.1068)

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