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Most articles and stories about Mary Channing Wister start out like this: "Mary Channing Wister, the wife of the novelist Owen Wister, author of The Virginian. . . ." For some people, being affiliated with a famous spouse or other family member is a great honor. There is much more to Mary Channing Wister, though, than just having a famous husband.
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Augenstein, Eric M., "Mary Channing Wister (1870-1913): An Unknown Legend" (1998). People and Places. 15.