Originally published in 1939, Miss Susie Slagle's spent half a year on the national best-seller lists, went through twenty-three hardcover printings, and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Now Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of Baltimore in the halcyon years before the Great War -- and of the Johns Hopkins medical students who boarded at Miss Susie Slagle's house on Biddle Street -- is reissued in the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf. Richly detailed and warmly nostalgic, Miss Susie Slagle's is about to charm a new generation of readers.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 203 x 137 x 19 mm
New generations will enjoy discovering the Maryland Paperback Bookshelf reprint of this emotion-packed, best-selling novel about medical students at the famed Johns Hopkins Hospital before World War I and their years in Baltimore at the boarding house of the gentle Miss Susie Slagle. * Maryland Magazine *
Originally published in 1939, Augusta Tucker's beloved novel of turn-of-the century Baltimore spent half a year on the national best-seller lists and became a major Hollywood motion picture produced by John Houseman. Augusta Tucker writes of Baltimore like a traveler enchanted with a strange land. * New York Herald-Tribune *