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Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray / Dorothy Love.

Love, Dorothy, 1949- author. (Author).
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  • 12 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron fic (Text) 75253000052442 Adult NEW Fiction Available -
Cicero Branch FIC.c Love, Dorothy (Text) 78294000264568 Adult Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood LOV (Text) 36626103756623 New Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC LOVE, DOROTHY (Text) 33946003110330 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover F (Text) 39391100279452 Fiction Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon FIC LOV (Text) 30653001404177 New Adult Fic In process -
LaGrange County Public Library - Bookmobile F LOV (Text) 30477100947286 Adult: Fiction Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange F LOV (Text) 30477100947278 Adult: Fiction Checked out 12/20/2016
Linden Carnegie Public Library - Linden IF LOV (Text) 34239004386078 Adult Fiction, Main Library Available -
Shipshewana Branch F LOV (Text) 30477100947260 Adult: Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780718042448
  • ISBN: 0718042441
  • Physical Description: 386 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A general's wife and a slave girl forge a friendship that transcends race, culture, and the crucible of Civil War. Mary Anna Custis Lee is a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, wife of Confederate General Robert E Lee, and heiress to Virginia's storied Arlington house and General Washington's personal belongings. Born in bondage at Arlington, Selina Norris Gray learns to read and write in the schoolroom Mary and her mother keep for the slave children, and eventually becomes Mary's housekeeper and confidante. As Mary's health declines, Selina becomes her personal maid, strengthening a bond that lasts until death parts them. Forced to flee Arlington at the start of the Civil War, Mary entrusts the keys to her beloved home to no one but Selina. When Union troops begin looting the house, it is Selina who confronts their commander and saves many of its historic treasures. In a story spanning crude slave quarters, sunny schoolrooms, stately wedding parlors, and cramped birthing rooms, novelist Dorothy Love amplifies the astonishing true-life account of an extraordinary alliance and casts fresh light on the tumultuous years leading up to and through the wrenching battle for a nation's soul. A classic American tale, Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray is the first novel to chronicle this beautiful fifty-year friendship forged at the crossroads of America's journey from enslavement to emancipation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1873 > Fiction.
African American women > Fiction.
Slaves > United States > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
United States > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction

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