O my America! : six women and their second acts in a new world / Sara Wheeler.
- ISBN: 9780374298814
- ISBN: 0374298815
- Description: xvii, 281 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
- 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 copy at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Fiction||FICTION/ Wheeler (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Beverly Main||NEW||E 184 .B7 W45 213 (Text to phone)||Checked out||09/11/2014|
|Danvers||New Books||E 184 B7 W45 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Nonfiction||E 184 .B7 W45 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Salem||Adult Non-Fiction||973.9/WHEELER (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|General Note:|| "Originally published, in somewhat different form, in 2013 by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain, as O my America! : second acts in a New World"--T.p. verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Contents Note:|| Merely telling the truth : Fanny Trollope goes to Ohio -- Brave new world : Fanny Kemble goes to Georgia -- A great embryo poet: Harriet Martineau goes to Massachusetts and Kentucky -- Is this America? : Rebecca Burlend goes to Illinois -- Above love and hate : Isabella Bird goes to Colorado -- No there there : Catherine Hubback goes to California.
|Summary:|| Traces the steps of six women--author Fanny Trollope, actress Fanny Kemble, economist Harriet Martineau, homesteader Rebecca Burlend, traveler Isabella Bird ,and novelist Catherine Hubback--who came to America in the nineteenth century to start new lives.
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