Information on buying and collecting the scarlet letter by hawthorne, nathaniel with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication history. On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth, surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourishes of gold thread, appeared the letter a. After young widow hester prynne (colleen moore) gives birth to a daughter and refuses to name the father, she is forced to wear a letter a for adulteress s.
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