Rinehart, Mary Roberts


Rinehart, Mary Roberts
(1876-1958)
   Born in Pittsburgh, Mary Roberts Rinehart, best known as a novelist, wrote comedy-mysteries under the pseudonym Rinehart Roberts, and also wrote a few successful plays, most in collaboration with Avery Hopwood. These include Seven Days (1909), Spanish Love (1920), and, based on her 1908 novel The Circular Staircase, The Bat (1920). Without Hopwood, Rinehart wrote The Double Life (1906), Cheer Up (1912), and The Breaking Point (1923), also based on one of her novels, but these works proved less popular than her Hopwood collaborations.

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