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Any author who lived in Bridgewater, Massachusetts and who writes popular
literature, whether it be fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children's books...etc.,
qualifies, at least for the purposes of this list, as a Bridgewater author. This
list is by no means comprehensive.
Louise Dickinson Rich, 1903-1991, is considered the
preeminent Bridgewater author. She moved to Bridgewater at the age of 2 and
lived here until she was 20. Again in the '50's she became a resident for 8
years. She attended Bridgewater State College, wrote various adult and
children's books and received the Caldecott Award for Children's Literature.
Louise Dickinson Rich not only lived in Bridgewater but wrote of her childhood
in Bridgewater in her novel Innocence under the Elms.
Books by Louise Dickinson Rich
- We took to the woods, 1942
- Happy the land, 1946
- Start of the trail, 1949
- My neck of the woods, 1950
- Trail to the north, 1952
- Only parent, 1953
- Innocence under the elms, 1955
- The coast of Maine, 1956
- The peninsula, 1958
- Mindy, 1959
- The natural world of Louise Dickinson Rich, 1962.
- State 'o Maine, 1964
Children's books by Louise Dickinson Rich
- The first book of New England, 1957
- The first book of early settlers, 1959
- The first book of New World explorers, 1960
- The first book of the China clippers, 1962
- The first book of the Vikings, 1962
- The first book of the fur trade, 1965
- The Kennebec River, 1967
- The first book of lumbering, 1967
- Star Island boy, 1968
- Three of a kind, 1970
- King Philip's War, 1675-76, published in 1972
- Summer at High kingdom, 1975
Charlie Bevis, 1954-
- Mickey Cochrane : the life of a Baseball Hall of Fame catcher, 1998.
W. J. Chaput
- The man on the train, 1986.
- Dead in the water, 1991.
Gordon Stanley Cochrane
- Baseball, the fans' game, 1939
Joshua E. Crane
- History of Bridgewater. Originally published in the History of Plymouth
County compiled under the supervision of D. Hamilton Hurd, 1884.
Alice Dickinson is the sister of Louise Dickinson Rich. A
former teacher, librarian and editor in New York City, she wrote numerous
- The first book of plants, 1953
- The first book of prehistoric animals, 1954
- The first book of stone age man, 1962
- Charles Darwin & natural selection, 1964
- Carl Linnaeus, pioneer of modern botany, 1967
- The Boston massacre, March 5, 1770, published in 1968
- The Stamp Act, 1970
- The Sacco-Vanzetti case 1920-27, published in 1972
- The Salem witchcraft delusion 1692, published in 1974
- The Colony of Massachusetts, 1975
- Taken by the Indians, 1976
Ethel Mary Doane, 1891-?
- Antiques dictionary, 1949
- Love-quest of a soul, 1974.
Charles Fanning, former professor of English at Bridgewater
State College. Educator, scholar and authority on Irish American literature.
- Finley Peter Dunne & Mr. Dooley: the Chicago years, 1978
- The Exiles of Erin, edited 1987
- Mr. Dooley and the Chicago Irish, edited 1987
- The Irish voice in America, 1990
Jordan D. Fiore, historian.
- Massachusetts in ferment : The coming of the American Revolution : A chronological survey 1760-1775, 1971
- Wrentham, 1673-1973; a history, 1973
- Days of history; 200 years ago, Revolutionary era, 1975
- (with Jean Stonehouse) Massachusetts in contention; a chronological survey
1775-1783, published in 1975
- (with Susan Schruth) The noble train or artillery; 200 years ago and
- Mourt's relation: a journal of the Pilgrims of Plymouth, 1985
Robert E. Fitzgibbons, professor of Philosophy at Bridgewater
- Making educational decisions : an introduction to philosophy of education,
- (with Raymond J. ZuWallack) Encounters in education, 1997.
activities: September through January, 2002.
- (with Kathleen Schrock) Microsoft Publisher for every day of the school
- (with Kathleen
Schrock) Inquiring educators want to know TeacherQuests
for today's teachers, 2000
- Internet tools for tired teachers, 2001
activities: February through June, 2002.
Walter Roy Harding, 1917- authority on Henry David Thoreau.
- Thoreau; a century of criticism,1954
- A Thoreau handbook,1959
(with Milton Meltzer) A Thoreau profile, 1962
- The Thoreau centennial ; papers marking the observance in New York City of
the one hundredth anniversary of the death of Henry David Thoreau, 1964?
- The days of Henry Thoreau, 1965
- Henry David Thoreau; a profile, edited 1971
- Henry David Thoreau, studies and commentaries, edited with George Brenner
and Paul A. Doyle, 1972
- (with Michael Meyer) The new Thoreau handbook, 1975
- The days of Henry Thoreau; a biography, 1982.
John F. Hasey, 1916-
- Yankee fighter; the story of an American in the French Foreign Legion,
- The importance of visible scars, 1984
- Renewed by the spirit, 1930
Mary Hall Leonard, 1847-1921
- The story of Portus and Songs of the Southland,1894
A code of honor, 1897
A discovered country, 1900
My lady of the search-light, 1905
- When youth met life, 1911
The days of Swamp Angel, 1914
- Too marvelous for words; the life and genius of Art Tatum, 1994.
- Fasten your seat belts! history and heroism in the PanAm cabin, 1995.
- Beyond Babel, new directions in communications, 1972.
- The half-parent: living with other people's children, 1975.
- Who's afraid of Elizabeth Taylor?, 1977.
- Married and gay : an intimate look at a different relationship, 1982..
- Nora: the real life of Molly Bloom, 1988.
- The married man; a life of D.H. Lawrence, 1994.
- D.H. Lawrence; the story of a marriage, 1994.
Yeats's ghosts : the secret life of W. B. Yeats, 1999.
Andrew V. Mason
- Surgeon's log, 1980
Annabelle McConnell Melville, 1910- author of books of a
liturgical, religious nature.
- Elizabeth Bayley Seton, 1774-1821, originally published in 1951.
- John Carroll of Baltimore, founder of the American Catholic hierarchy,
Rue the reservoir : a mystery novel, 1956
- Jean Lefebvre de Cheverus, 1768-1836, originally published in 1958.
- Louis William DuBourg: Bishop of Louisiana and the Floridas, Bishop of
Montauban and the Archbishop of Besancon, 1766-1833, first published in
(Edited with Ellin Kelly) Elizabeth Seton : selected writings, 1987
Nahum Mitchell, 1769-1853
- History of the early settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County,
Massachusetts, including an extensive family register, first published in
Robert B. Parker, 1932- , former instructor of English at
Bridgewater State College. Author and creator of the Spenser mystery novels on
which the television program Spenser for Hire is based.
The Spenser mysteries
- The Godwulf manuscript, 1974.
- God save the child, 1974.
- Mortal stakes, 1975.
- Promised land, 1976.
- The Judas goat, 1978.
- Looking for Rachel Wallace, 1980.
- A savage place, 1981.
- Early autumn, 1981.
- Ceremony, 1982.
- The widening gyre, 1983.
- Valediction, 1984.
- A Catskill eagle, 1985.
- Taming a sea-horse, 1986.
- Pale kings and princes, 1987.
- Crimson joy, 1988.
- Playmates, 1989.
- The early Spenser, 1989.
- Stardust, 1990.
- Pastime, 1991.
- Double deuce, 1992.
- Paper doll, 1993.
- Walking shadow, 1994.
- All our yesterdays, 1994.
- Thin air, 1995.
- Spenser's Boston, 1995.
- Chance, 1996
- Small vices, 1997.
- Sudden mischief, 1998.
- Hush money, 1999.
Hugger mugger, 2000.
Widow's walk, 2002.
Other novels by Robert Parker
- Wilderness, 1979.
- Love and glory, 1983.
- Poodle Springs, 1989.
- Perchance to dream, 1991.
- Night passage, 1997.
- Trouble in paradise, 1998.
- Family honor, 1999.
Perish twice, 2000.
Gunman's rhapsody, 2001.
Death in paradise, 2001.
- Shrink rap, 2002
Non-fiction by Robert Parker
- (with others) The personal response to literature, 1970.
- (with Peter L. Sandberg) Order and diversity ; the craft of prose, 1973.
- (with wife Joan Parker) Three weeks in spring, 1978.
- The private eye in Hammett & Chandler, 1984.
- Parker on writing, 1985.
- A year at the races, 1990
- (with John R. Marsh) Sports illustrated training with weights, Rev. ed.,
Boston : a history in the making, 1999.
James R. Scroggs, professor of psychology at Bridgewater State
- Letting love in, 1978.
- Key ideas in personality theory, 1985.
Edmund Ware Sinnott, 1886-196?
- Two roads to truth: a basis for unity under the great tradition, 1953.
- Principles of genetics, 1958.
- Meetinghouse & church in early New England, 1963.
- Botany: principles and problems, 1963.
Beverly Daniel Tatum.
- Assimilation blues: Black families in a white community, 1987.
"Why are the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?" and
other conversations about race, 1997.
Abraham Vazhayil Thomas, 1934-
- Christians in secular India, 1974.
Elizabeth Wheeler, 1955-
- The yachting cookbook, 1990.
- The city-country ABC: my alphabet walk in the country [and] My alphabet ride
in the city, 1966.
- Small pond, 1967.
Joseph Lewis Wheeler, 1884-198? , librarian.
- The library and the community, 1924.
- Practical administration of public libraries, revised ed., 1981.
- Some descendants of Sergeant Thomas Wheeler of Concord, Mass., 1642-1969,
published in 1969.
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