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Mary wilkins freeman was born in the small new england village of a new england nun and other stories, arguably her best collection reichardt 1992 remains the standard full-length analysis of freeman's short fiction. A new-england nun and other stories and other stories by mary e wilkins freeman introduction by sandra zagarell notes by sandra zagarell.