The Emancipator's Wife

The Emancipator's Wife

A Novel of Mary Todd Lincoln

Book - 2005
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Ten years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the president's widow is incarcerated in an insane asylum by her only surviving son. It is from this little-known episode that Hambly spins her intimate, insightful tapestry of this difficult, too-intelligent woman's life.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2005
ISBN: 0553803018
Branch Call Number: FIC HAMBLY
Characteristics: 608 p. ; 25 cm

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Ten years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the president's widow is incarcerated in an insane asylum by her only surviving son. It is from this little-known episode that Hambly spins her intimate, insightful tapestry of this difficult, too-intelligent woman's life.


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Shelley51
Mar 04, 2013

I couldn't finish this book the story was too sad. So much of the book is fiction, come to find out the opening event is total fiction to draw you in.

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