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The ladies

Author: Doris Grumbach
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the late 18th century, Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby defied all conventions of their Irish homeland and eloped to Wales as a married couple. There, over many years, they forged a romantic paradise from a simple country cottage and a few acres of land. They called it "Plas Newydd" the New Place. Eleanor and Sarah lived in almost utter solitude. When the outside world eventually discovered them, many people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Eleanor Butler, Lady; Sarah Ponsonby; Eleanor Butler, Lady; Sarah Ponsonby; Eleanor Butler, Lady; Sarah Ponsonby
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Grumbach
ISBN: 0525242635 9780525242635
OCLC Number: 10606259
Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Doris Grumbach.

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In the late 18th century, Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby defied all conventions of their Irish homeland and eloped to Wales as a married couple. There, over many years, they forged a romantic paradise from a simple country cottage and a few acres of land. They called it "Plas Newydd" the New Place. Eleanor and Sarah lived in almost utter solitude. When the outside world eventually discovered them, many people journeyed to Wales out of curiosity to meet the renowned "Ladies of Llangollen." All of them came away with profound respect for their way of life, their love for each other, and their courage to be themselves.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3768361972#Person\/ponsonby_sarah_1754_or_5_1831<\/a>> # Sarah Ponsonby<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1754 or 5<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1831<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Ponsonby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Sarah<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sarah Ponsonby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1222060<\/a>> # Wales--Llangollen.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Wales--Llangollen.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/996540<\/a>> # Lesbians<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lesbians<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/53076588<\/a>> # Lady Eleanor Butler<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1739<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1829<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Butler<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Eleanor<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lady Eleanor Butler<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/59245122<\/a>> # Doris Grumbach<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Grumbach<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Doris<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Doris Grumbach<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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