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Mrs. engels [electronic resource] : A Novel. Gavin McCrea.

McCrea, Gavin. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781936787302 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "The illiterate lover and eventual wife of a coauthor of The Communist Manifesto is the star of this enthralling work of historical fiction." —O: The Oprah Magazine"Lizzie has been brought to life with exuberant force." —The New York Times"Impressive. . . . A memorable portrait of a woman looking for a cause of her own, distinct from the one made famous by her husband." —The Wall Street Journal"Lizzie is as spirited a narrator as a reader could hope to encounter." —The Minneapolis Star TribuneVery little is known about Lizzie Burns, the illiterate Irishwoman and longtime lover of Frederick Engels, coauthor of The Communist Manifesto. In Gavin McCrea's debut novel, Lizzie is finally given a voice that won't be forgotten.Lizzie is a poor worker in the Manchester, England, mill that Frederick owns. When they move to London to be closer to Karl Marx and family, she must...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Catapult, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2196 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1845 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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