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 Cale Young Rice. She has also an autobiography The Inky Way, which was appeared in 1940.
“Lovely Mary” is a story, which is written in the same entertaining way as “Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch”. The main character is Mary. She is a foundling and she spent her first fifteen years in a “Home”. All she had is a cold treatment and repulse. She aspired to love and good things in life. Why is the author interested in our character? What hardship does Mary manage? Open the book and follow the character's life, destiny and adventures. This book will also please you and do you good. “Lovely Mary” is one of the best-known stories and if you are a lover of such a genre you will definitely like it. Enjoy the reading.