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Elisabeth Ogilvie (May 20, 1917 - September 9, 2006) was an American writer. She was born in Boston and grew up in Dorchester, Quincy, and Roxbury.
Total Books: 75
She spent her summers on the coast of Maine. She attended schools in Dorchester and Mount Wollaston, graduating from North Quincy High School in 1934. Later she took writing courses at Harvard University.
Elisabeth Ogilvie wrote High Tide at Noon in 1944 her first of nine novels in the Bennett Island families series. She would write over 40 novels and books in her prolific career. Many of her novels dealt with life in Maine and lobstering families along the coast. She also wrote a host of young adult novels that were popular from 1950s to 1980s, such as The Fabulous Year (1958) and Beautiful Girl (1980). They generally were situated in the midcoast setting.
She lived on a farm on Gay's Island, Maine with her companion, Dorothy Simpson (1905-1998), who was also a writer, for more than 50 years.
Elisabeth Ogilvie died September 9, 2006 in Cushing, Maine.