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A Strange Devotion single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1888... 1888 A Strange Devotion
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Tale of love and murder in the Virginia mountains. An innocent country girl is seduced by a rich Baltimore man and abandoned when he recovers his health. After her baby dies her old suitor marries her - but when her youthful love returns for a visit two years later and is struggling with her husband on a precipice, she intervenes to throw her husband over the cliff. She dies shortly after and her old lover marries in Paris. Plain tale powerful in its incident. (PB)


  • From Detroit Free Press

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  • Virginia,
    United States of America (USA),
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