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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave

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A vibrant social history of the relationship between First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her black seamstress and confidante, Elizabeth Keckly, that recreates the lives of these two exceptional women and their remarkable friendship, set against the backdrop of 19th century America and Washington society.

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About the Author

Jennifer Fleischner was awarded a one-year Mellon Faculty Fellowship in Afro-American Studies at Harvard, where she researched and taught alongside such colleagues as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Also the author of Mastering Slavery, she is now Chair of the English Department at Adelphi University.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780767902595
Subtitle:
The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave
Author:
Fleischner, Jennifer
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
First Ladies
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Biography-First Ladies
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040210
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.24 x 5.6 x 0.82 in 1 lb

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