Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice was an American author. She was also an American novelist and short-story writer most widely known for her Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch. This book was often translated, staged and filmed. Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice was born in 1870 in the successful art dealer's family. Rice wrote many other novels noted for pathos and humour. Rise was married to poet and dramatist Young Rice. The Inky Way, which was appeared in 1940. “Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch” is a story about a woman, who has plentiful hardship, but in spite of it she remains an optimistic person and she always tries to look on the things brightly. She is a widow and she has five children. Her husband died because of the intemperance. What did happen then? The book is full of funny adventures and Mrs. Wiggs’ humorous and philosophical remarks. Open the book and may you enjoy this story from the first page to the last. This book will please you and do you good. Enjoy the reading.