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Rachel Field
Born (1894-09-19)September 19, 1894
New York City
Died March 15, 1942(1942-03-15) (aged 47)
Los Angeles, California
Resting place Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Occupation Writer
Alma mater Radcliffe College
Period 1924–1944 as an adult
Genre Drama, poetry, novels, Christian fiction
Notable works

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
Time Out of Mind
All This and Heaven, too
Something Told the Wild Geese

Notable awards Newbery Award
1930
National Book Award
1935
Spouse Arthur S. Pederson
Children Hannah and ?

I used to think I had ambition… but now I'm not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They're easily confused.
Rachel Field
Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.
Rachel Field
One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends.
Rachel Field
There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed.
Rachel Field
I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put out the very fire it lighted.
Rachel Field