Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1853-1934) US author, almost all of whose work, fiction and nonfiction, deals with her native California; she was married to Philip Verrill Mighels. Her short Lost Race novel, Fairy Tale of the White Man: Told from the Gates of Sunset (1915 chap), sites the origin of the White Man in her home state, and describes a complex ancient urban civilization in glowing terms. [JC]
Ella Sterling Mighels
born Sacramento County, California: 5 May 1853
died San Francisco, California: 10 December 1934
- Fairy Tale of the White Man: Told from the Gates of Sunset (San Francisco, California: Pacific Publication Company, 1915) [chap: illus/pb/W Kimball Briggs]
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