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Title:
O my America! : six women and their second acts in a new world
Author:
Wheeler, Sara.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Physical Description:
xvii, 281 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Summary:
Traces the steps of six women--author Fanny Trollope, actress Fanny Kemble, economist Harriet Martineau, homesteader Rebecca Burlend, traveler Isabella Bird , and novelist Catherine Hubback--who came to America in the nineteenth century to start new lives.
General Note:
"Originally published, in somewhat different form, in 2013 by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain, as O my America! : second acts in a New World"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Merely telling the truth : Fanny Trollope goes to Ohio -- Brave new world : Fanny Kemble goes to Georgia -- A great embryo poet: Harriet Martineau goes to Massachusetts and Kentucky -- Is this America? : Rebecca Burlend goes to Illinois -- Above love and hate : Isabella Bird goes to Colorado -- No there there : Catherine Hubback goes to California.
ISBN:
9780374298814
Format :
Book

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