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Varina : a novel

Author: Charles Frazier
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history"--
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
History
Fiction
Named Person: Varina Davis; Jefferson Davis; Varina Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Frazier
ISBN: 9780062405982 0062405985 9780062834386 006283438X 9780062856135 0062856138 9780062856159 0062856154 9780062859334 0062859331 9780062856142 0062856146 9780062857552 006285755X 9780062856128 006285612X 9780062856166 0062856162
OCLC Number: 993420827
Description: 356 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Charles Frazier.

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"Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history"--

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