Carroll, Gladys Hasty (1904–1999)

views updated

Carroll, Gladys Hasty (1904–1999)

American writer. Born Gladys Hasty, June 26, 1904, in Rochester, New Hampshire; died Mar 28, 1999, in South Berwick, Maine; dau. of Warren V. and Emma Dow Hasty; grew up in South Berwick; graduate of Bates College; m. Herbert A. Carroll, 1925; children: Warren Hasty Carroll (b. 1932).

Wrote over 22 books, including her best-known As the Earth Turns (1934), as well as Come With Me Home (1960), Only Fifty Years Ago (1962), and The Light Here Kindled (1967); also wrote for tv and film.

About this article

Carroll, Gladys Hasty (1904–1999)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article