Eleanor Hallowell Abbott Biography
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Eleanor Hallowell Abbott was an American author and poet, who lived from 1872 to 1958. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in a literary household. Abbott began writing poetry and short stories at an early age and her work was first published in 1890. She wrote several novels and short story collections throughout her career, but she is best known for her novel, "Molly Make-Believe" which was a bestseller in 1910-1911.
During World War I, Abbott worked as a nurse in a military hospital in France. She later wrote a book about her experiences called "War-time Nurse and Peace-time Friend".
Abbott was also a frequent contributor to magazines such as The Ladies' Home Journal, Harper's Bazaar and Good Housekeeping. She was a member of the Poetry Society of America, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Abbott died on September 29, 1958, at the age of 86, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While she was not as well-known as some of her contemporary authors, her works have been praised for their wit and charm and continue to be enjoyed by readers today.