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Alias Grace

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized account of Grace Marks, a maid who murdered her employer and his mistress in Canada in 1843. A stablehand who was her accomplice and who claimed she put him up to it was hung for the crime, while she ended up in a lunatic asylum. The novel analyzes the question: was she actually less guilty, crazy, or smarter?
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Alias Grace.
New York : Nan A. Talese, c1996
(OCoLC)606012464
Named Person: Grace Marks; Grace Marks; Grace Marks
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0385475713 9780385475716
OCLC Number: 34675726
Description: 468 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.
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A fictionalized account of Grace Marks, a maid who murdered her employer and his mistress in Canada in 1843. A stablehand who was her accomplice and who claimed she put him up to it was hung for the crime, while she ended up in a lunatic asylum. The novel analyzes the question: was she actually less guilty, crazy, or smarter?

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