Foibles: A Mother-Daughter Podcast

Foibles Episode 24: The Silver Prose of Mary Mapes Dodge

June 19, 2021

Thanks for listening to the long saga of visionary film producer Val Lewton! This episode is a one-off, and the author only wrote two novels.


Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905)  Writer, editor, widow, single mother


She was instrumental in encouraging Rudyard Kipling to write The Jungle Book. She also published books of sketches and poems.



Donald and Dorothy (1883)

Hans Brinker; or the Silver Skates (1865)


Special thanks to David Plell and Powerbleeder for the theme song "Future Mind"!

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