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30/11/1874 Lucy Maud Montgomery is born

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L.M. Montgomery: A Canadian Literary Icon

Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables. She was born in Clifton on Prince Edward Island. Her mother, Clara Woolner Macneill Montgomery, died of tuberculosis when Montgomery was twenty-one months old and she went to live with her maternal grandparents.
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    • ''Anne of Green Gables'' series 

    • Emily trilogy 

    • ''Pat of Silver Bush'' 

    • ''The Story Girl'' 

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