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 (bûr-nĕt′, bûr′nĭt), Frances Eliza Hodgson 1849-1924.
British-born American writer noted for her children's books, including Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) and The Secret Garden (1911).
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(Biography) Frances Hodgson (ˈhɒdʒsən). 1849–1924, US novelist, born in England; author of Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) and The Secret Garden (1911)
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Frances Hodgson, 1849–1924, U.S. novelist, born in England.
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