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Dearest Friend - A Life of Abigail Adams (2002)
Front Cover Book Details
Author
Lynne Withey
Publication Date 7/2/2002
Format Paperback
Publisher Touchstone
Plot

This is the life of Abigail Adams, wife of patriot John Adams, who became the most influential woman in Revolutionary America. Rich with excerpts from her personal letters, Dearest Friend captures the public and private sides of this fascinating woman, who was both an advocate of slave emancipation and a burgeoning feminist, urging her husband to "Remember the Ladies" as he framed the laws of their new country.

John and Abigail Adams married for love. While John traveled in America and abroad to help forge a new nation, Abigail remained at home, raising four children, managing their estate, and writing letters to her beloved husband. Chronicling their remarkable fifty-four-year marriage, her blossoming feminism, her battles with loneliness, and her friendships with Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Dearest Friend paints a portrait of Abigail Adams as an intelligent, resourceful, and outspoken woman.

Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 17
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
Product Details
ISBN 074323443X
Cover Price $14.00
Nr of Pages 392
First Edition No
Rare No