skip to content
The 19th wife : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The 19th wife : a novel

Author: David Ebershoff
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Ann Eliza Young; 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
Other Titles: Nineteenth wife
Responsibility: David Ebershoff.
More information:

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (6)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/187302677> # The 19th wife : a novel
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "187302677" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Topic/polygamy_utah> ; # Polygamy--Utah
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Topic/mormons_fiction_utah_fiction_young_ann_eliza_b_1844_fiction_polygamy_utah_fiction> ; # Mormons-Fiction--Utah-Fiction--Young, Ann Eliza, b. 1844-Fiction--Polygamy-Utah-Fiction
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Person/young_ann_eliza_1844> ; # Ann Eliza Young
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1070459> ; # Polygamy
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/98494794> ; # Ann Eliza Young
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204563> ; # Utah.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Place/utah> ; # Utah
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Topic/mormons> ; # Mormons
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Topic/mystery_fiction> ; # Mystery fiction
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026314> ; # Mormons
   schema:alternateName "Nineteenth wife" ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29707432> ; # David Ebershoff
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/119186092> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Historical fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Mystery fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The 19th wife : a novel"@en ;
   schema:productID "187302677" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/187302677#PublicationEvent/new_york_random_house_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Agent/random_house> ; # Random House
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip087/2008000074.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812974157> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400063970> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/187302677> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Person/young_ann_eliza_1844> # Ann Eliza Young
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1844" ;
   schema:familyName "Young" ;
   schema:givenName "Ann Eliza" ;
   schema:name "Ann Eliza Young" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119186092#Topic/mormons_fiction_utah_fiction_young_ann_eliza_b_1844_fiction_polygamy_utah_fiction> # Mormons-Fiction--Utah-Fiction--Young, Ann Eliza, b. 1844-Fiction--Polygamy-Utah-Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mormons-Fiction--Utah-Fiction--Young, Ann Eliza, b. 1844-Fiction--Polygamy-Utah-Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026314> # Mormons
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mormons"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1070459> # Polygamy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Polygamy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204563> # Utah.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Utah." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29707432> # David Ebershoff
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ebershoff" ;
   schema:givenName "David" ;
   schema:name "David Ebershoff" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/98494794> # Ann Eliza Young
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1844" ;
   schema:familyName "Young" ;
   schema:givenName "Ann Eliza" ;
   schema:name "Ann Eliza Young" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812974157>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0812974158" ;
   schema:isbn "9780812974157" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400063970>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1400063973" ;
   schema:isbn "9781400063970" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.