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The 19th wife : a novel

Author: David Ebershoff
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Series: New York Times best sellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of her family's polygamous history is revealed, including how both she and her mother became plural wives. Yet soon after Ann Eliza's story begins, a second narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Ann Eliza Young; Ann Eliza Young; Ann Eliza Young
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ebershoff
ISBN: 9781400063970 1400063973 9780812974157 0812974158
OCLC Number: 187302677
Description: xii, 514 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: New York Times best sellers.
Other Titles: Nineteenth wife
Responsibility: David Ebershoff.
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It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of her family's polygamous history is revealed, including how both she and her mother became plural wives. Yet soon after Ann Eliza's story begins, a second narrative unfolds - a tale of murder involving a polygamist family in present-day Utah.

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