The Education of Harriet Hatfield, May Sarton. WW Norton, 1990.
Vintage paperback. Near fine condition.
May Sarton was a Belgian American poet and novelist. Her best work is strongly personalized with erotic female imagery. She has written about sexual orientation, love of nature, gratitude, isolation, and the struggles of a creative.
‘The Education of Harriet Hatfield’ is her 1989 novel about a lesbian bookseller dealing with homophobia after opening a shop in a blue-collar neighbourhood of Boston.