Mrs. grant and madame jule [electronic resource]. Jennifer Chiaverini.
- ISBN: 9780698161382 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake—until she forged a proud identity of her own.||In 1844, Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman Lieutenant Ulysses S Grant. Four years passed before their parents permitted them to wed, and the groom's abolitionist family refused to attend the ceremony.||Since childhood, Julia owned as a slave another Julia, known as Jule. Jule guarded her mistress's closely held twin secrets: She had perilously poor vision but was gifted with prophetic sight. So it was that Jule became Julia's eyes to the world.||And what a world it was, marked by gathering clouds of war. The Grants vowed never to be separated, but as Ulysses rose through the...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Dutton, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1378 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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