Evelyn Piper

(Merriam Modell)

EVELYN PIPER was the pseudonym of Merriam Modell (1908-1994). After graduating from Cornell in the late 1920's, Modell worked as a model and as a secretary for a harmonica quartet, and lived in Germany for a time. She published short stories in The New Yorker, starting in 1941, and her novels include The Lady and Her Doctor (1956), Hanno's Doll (1961), and The Nanny (1964), which was made into a film staring Bette Davis.