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Bringing down the Colonel : a sex scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "powerless" woman who took on Washington / Patricia Miller.

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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 973.809 MIL (Text) 34044000964369 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 01/02/2019
Clinton PL - Clinton 973.8092 MIL (Text) 36806002091914 NEW ITEMS Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 973.8 MIL (Text) 36626103999835 2nd Floor New Adult In process -
Peru PL - Peru 973.8 MILLER P (Text) 53069000512633 NEW BOOK Checked out 12/26/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 973.8092 Miller (Text) 31208912613702 new non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 973.809 MIL (Text) 31951004360043 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/29/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374252663
  • ISBN: 0374252661
  • Physical Description: 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-348) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of the 1890s scandal in which a young woman named Madeline Pollard sued congressman William Campbell Preston Breckenridge for breach of promise. Pollard won the suit, and the mystery of who helped her pay the extravagant legal expenses in order to bring Breckinridge down illuminates a shift in the sexual politics of the Victorian era"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Pollard, Madeline, approximately 1866-
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston, 1837-1904.
Sex scandals > United States > History > 19th century.
Scandals > United States > History > 19th century.
Genre: Biographies

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