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The downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson. Texas Society Marriage and Carolina Murder Scandal [electronic resource] / T. Felder Dorn.

Dorn, T. Felder. (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781439664209 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 143966420X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Arcadia Publishing Inc., 2018.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Jennie May Walker Burleson was envied for having everything a woman of her time could want--the privileged upbringing, the dazzling good looks, the dashing war hero husband. She was admired for demonstrating that a woman could want more, from the front of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession to the bottom of a Mesoamerican archaeological dig. But as she stood over the body of her husband's second wife, gun in hand, society's envy and admiration quickly hardened into pity and scorn. T. Felder Dorn examines the complicated trajectory of her life as socialite, suffragist and shooter.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women
State & Local - Southwest
Murder
Women's Studies
Electronic books.

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