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Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray / Dorothy Love.

Love, Dorothy, 1949- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva LP FIC LOV (Text) 34207002017359 Adult Large Print - Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield LP FIC LOV (Text) 36803000991468 LARGEPRT Checked out 11/07/2016
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City LP F Lov (Text) 76893000261424 Adult Large Print Books Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton LP F LOV (Text) 36806010278057 NEW ITEMS Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville LP INS Lov (Text) 32604030005564 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 11/10/2016
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - Kewanna LTE F LOV (Text) 35887000501147 Adult Large Print Fiction Checked out 11/16/2016
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale CF LP LOV (Text) 70743000159320 Christian Fiction Large Print Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello LP LOVE (Text) 37743002184457 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Rochester Library LPF LOV (Text) 33187004080491 Large Print Fiction - R Reshelving -
Roselawn Library FIC LOVE LARGE (Text) 71561000134710 NWPLRLarge print Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781683240662
  • Physical Description: 464 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 459).
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.
Large type books.
United States > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.

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