Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson was an American novelist and winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize for her novel 'The Able McLaughlins'.

Books

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  1. 1. The Able McLaughlins

    "The Able McLaughlins" is a historical novel set in the 19th century, revolving around a Scottish immigrant family in Iowa. The story follows Wully McLaughlin, the eldest son, who returns home from the Civil War only to discover that his sweetheart, Chirstie, has been violated and is pregnant. Wully marries her to protect her honor, and sets out to find the man responsible, leading to a dramatic climax. The novel explores themes of family, honor, justice, and the immigrant experience in America.

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