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Fashion and famine

Author: Ann S Stephens; Bunce & Brother,
Publisher: New York : Bunce & Brother, 1854.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "big-city melodrama" which tells the story of Ada Wilcox Leicester, an innocent country girl who allows herself to be seduced and corrupted by her aspirations for material wealth. Ada later redeems herself by transforming her grand house into a home for destitute gentlewomen.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886.
Fashion and famine.
New York : Bunce & Brother, 1854
(OCoLC)793742320
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann S Stephens; Bunce & Brother,
OCLC Number: 466599
Notes: Renamed from her serials, "Palaces and Prisons" and "Julia Warren" (see M. B. Stern, We the women, page 43).
Special Collections copy is in publisher's decorated dark grey diagonal wave cloth binding; decorations stamped in blind within a frame on front cover; title, author, decorations, and author in gilt on spine between two horizontal gilt rules; endpapers; all edges trimmed.
Description: viii, 426 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by Mrs. Ann S. Stephens.

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A "big-city melodrama" which tells the story of Ada Wilcox Leicester, an innocent country girl who allows herself to be seduced and corrupted by her aspirations for material wealth. Ada later redeems herself by transforming her grand house into a home for destitute gentlewomen.

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