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How to create the perfect wife

Author: Wendy Moore
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prize-winning historian Wendy Moore's captivating tale of British writer Thomas Day's mission to groom his ideal mate captures the radicalism -- and deep contradictions -- at the heart of the Enlightenment.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Day; Sabrina Sidney; Thomas Day
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Moore
ISBN: 9780297863786 0297863789 0465065740 9780465065745
OCLC Number: 802293830
Description: vii, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Wendy Moore.

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From the Number 1 bestselling author of WEDLOCK, the story of a man who tried to create the perfect wife. A true My Fair Lady' set in the Georgian era.  Read more...

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The kind of story you couldn't make up: two girls taken from foundling hospitals in the late 18th century to be trained by Thomas Day, Enlightenment man and follower of Rousseau, one for eventual Read more...

 
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