Alice Duer Miller (28 July 1874 - 22 August 1942) was an American writer and poet.
Miller was born in New York, from a wealthy family. At the time of her entrance in the society her family lost its fortune during a bank crisis. She entered the Barnard College in 1895 studying mathematics and astronomy. She paid for her studies selling novels and short essays.
Miller graduated in June 1899 and shortly after married Henry Wise Miller (October 1899) and left with him to Costa Rica. The econom..
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.