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Trials of Mrs. Lincoln

Samuel Schreiner

Trials of Mrs. Lincoln

by Samuel Schreiner

  • 119 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Plume .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Presidents,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Wives,
  • Spouses,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • 1818-1882,
  • Biography,
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8576698M
    ISBN 101556112424
    ISBN 109781556112423
    OCLC/WorldCa232941771

    How does Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker complement and add to the portrait of President Lincoln in the recent, Oscar–winning film Lincoln? Elizabeth learns from Mrs. Lincoln’s negative example that “the only way to redeem oneself from scandal was to live an exemplary life every day thereafter” [p. ]. Mrs. Mary Lincoln admitted today — from Chicago — Age 56 — Widow of Ex-President Lincoln — declared insane by the Cook County Court May 19 — — Patient Progress Reports for Bellevue Place Sanitarium (May 24) Mrs. Lincoln has seemed cheerful and is apparently contented — She took a long walk this morning — Sleeps well at night.

    The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by. Eric Foner. avg rating — 5, ratings. This the best lincoln book i ever read it is about Mary Surratt being booth,s accomplice it was written by Kate Larson i have alot about lincoln but i have never ever read about assassins it is by far the best book i ever read. GeneReams. A sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincolns Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs. Lincolns days.

    The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters and Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker reveals Mary Todd Lincoln’s very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague in this astute and lively novel of the politics of state—set against the backdrop of Civil War Era Washington. Beautiful, intelligent, regal, and entrancing, young Kate Chase Sprague stepped . In Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite. Keckley made history by sewing for First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln within the .


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The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln Paperback – May 1, by Samuel A. Schreiner Jr. (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $/5(3). The Trials of Mrs.

Lincoln book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mary Todd Lincoln (–82) was a politically ambitious, /5. The author sees Mrs. Lincoln as a much-maligned woman whose eccentric and reclusive behavior rendered her a burden to her spoiled son and an embarrassment to those preserving Lincoln's memory.

A historical novelist (Angelica, etc.), Schreiner recounts the widow's frame-up at a hastily called "trial" with considerable drama. Photos not seen by PW.5/5(3). Trials of Mrs. Lincoln Paperback – Ap by Samuel Schreiner (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

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Get this from a library. The trials of Mrs. Lincoln. [Samuel A Schreiner, Jr.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "Mary Todd Lincoln () was a politically ambitious, volatile, and sharp-tongued woman, a shopaholic, and an embarrassment to her son and to the powerful men who sought to control the Lincoln.

True, the bare facts of Mary Todd Lincoln’s so-called insanity trials were spread across the front pages of every newspaper in the country back in andbut reporting then was sketchy and heavily editorialized. the court was not required to keep a verbatim transcript of such proceedings, and the Lincoln and Todd families were.

A sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

Lincoln's days. "Mary" is one of those rare books that turns the reader into an admiring fan of both the author and her subject. You feel a compulsion to urge others to read it Newman gives Mary a riveting voice after reading "Mary, " you ll view stout little Mrs.

Lincoln and her 19th-century sisters in a new, more respectful light. "USA"" Today"Reviews:   A sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

Lincoln’s s: K. Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite.

Keckley made history by sewing for the First Lady within the White House, a trusted witness to many private moments. A sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

Lincoln’s days/5(50). The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker returns to her most famous heroine, Mary Todd Lincoln, in this compelling story of love, loss, and sisterhood rich with history and suspense. In MayElizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former First Lady and widow of President Abraham Lincoln, has attempted suicide/5().

Mrs. Lincoln’s Sisters is a perfectly okay slice of historical fiction that ends up getting subsumed in too dry, too technical prose. While Chiaverini tries to balance the points of view of a slew of Mary Todd Lincoln’s sisters, they often come off as rather plain of speech.

Elizabeth, Frances, Mary, Ann and Emilie Todd make. The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln by Samuel A. Schreiner Jr. (Donald I. Fine: $; pages) In life, she was often a liability to her illustrious husband; in death, a blot on the American conscience. Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

Lincoln's days. New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini's compelling historical novel unveils the private lives of Abraham and Mary Lincoln. In her sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

Lincoln’s days. Book on CD narrated by Christina Moore Elizabeth Keckley was a free Negro whose skill as a seamstress brought her to the attention of Washington D.C.’s leading ladies, including Mrs.

Abraham Lincoln. Chiaverini’s novel tells Elizabeth’s story/5(K). Listen Free to Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters: A Novel audiobook by Jennifer Chiaverini with a 30 Day Free Trial. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet and iOS and Android devices.

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Lincoln's days. “The public spectacle of Mrs. Lincoln’s complaints in print was a terrible breach of Victorian conduct,”explains historian Catherine Clinton. “Letters by her own hand appearing in .A sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs.

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