Books by Elizabeth Silverthorne

SARAH ORNE JEWETT by Elizabeth Silverthorne
NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 1993

"But since Jewett's life seems not to have been complicated by intrinsically compelling drama, Silverthorne's failure to capture her personality and sensibility is a fatal lack. (Photographs)"
Lackluster biography of the turn-of-the-century New England writer whose independent, unmarried women characters and ecological consciousness have stirred some contemporary interest. Read full book review >
FIESTA! by Elizabeth Silverthorne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Glossary; calendar of fiestas; further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Subtitled Mexico's Great Celebrations, a basic discussion— in pleasant if somewhat dry prose—of the three cultures that have influenced Mexican life and art and the many colorful holidays and feasts that have resulted from this unique mix. Read full book review >