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Mrs. Lincoln's sisters : a novel

Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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1875. Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former First Lady and widow of President Abraham Lincoln, has attempted suicide. The shocking act followed legal proceedings arranged by Mary's eldest and only surviving son that declared her legally insane. The Todd sisters - maternal Elizabeth, peacemaker Frances, envious Ann, and much adored Emilie - had always turned to one another in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Mary Todd Lincoln; Elizabeth Todd Edwards; Todd family; Elizabeth Todd Edwards; Mary Todd Lincoln; Todd family.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 9780062975973 0062975978 9780063032521 006303252X
OCLC Number: 1134849866
Description: 338 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Chiaverini.

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In 1875, Elizabeth Todd Edwards is shocked to learn her estranged sister, Mary Todd Lincoln, has tried to take her own life. This event causes Elizabeth to look back on her fraught relationship with  Read more...

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