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Francis Christian Tiernan

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Frances Christine Tiernan (nee Fisher) of Salisbury wrote under the pseudonym Christian Reid. She was a prolific writer of short stories, serialized novelettes, and 46 published books during the 19th- and early 20th-century. Her most remembered book is The Land of Sky, which became a descriptive name for western North Carolina. She died of pneumonia and is buried in Salisbury.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 47, Apr 1942, p3, 20