By Mary Ann Ellis
The author of Lamb in His Bosom, Caroline Miller, has recently been added to the Southern Literary Trail, the only tri-state literary trail connecting mythic places that influenced great novelists and playwrights of the 20th Century. Miller and her husband, William D. Miller, lived in Baxley on Anthony Street while she wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winning novel about the people of this area. The publication of the novel in 1933 propelled Miller into sudden fame. In 1936, the Millers divorced and shortly thereafter, Caroline moved to North Carolina with her second husband, Clyde H. Ray, Jr. Miller continued to write after she moved away from Baxley, but she will always be associated with Georgia’s “Wiregrass” region because of her famous novel.
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