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Washington"s lady.

by Elswyth Thane

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, Martha, 1731-1802

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312.19.W95 T48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5776259M
    LC Control Number59014718
    OCLC/WorldCa813930

    The book is based on a mastery of the original sources and brings to life, with much imagination, a wonderful marriage in a period of revolution and war. It is written with a light touch, but is a serious account in every respect. This is a book worthy of its subject.” . Flora Fraser talked about her book, The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join’d by Friendship, Crown’d by Love", in which she examines the public and private relationship between George and.

      Washington's Lady by Nancy Moser is a fictionalized biography of Martha Washington, wife of the U.S.A.'s first president. The story opens with Martha at age 26 having just lost her husband of seven years, preceded by the deaths of two children. One of her two remaining children was sick with the same illness that took. George Washington is one of the most revered figures in American history, and as such has always had a touch of myth about him – that he could not tell a lie, that he was a pillar of rectitude.

    Essential to George’s personal well-being, she is known as “Lady Washington”—a redoubtable and vastly admired figure in her own right. Flora Fraser provides us with a brilliant account of the public Washington and of the war he waged, and gives us, as well, the domestic Washingtons, whether at Mount Vernon before and during the war or.   Whatever the book’s subtitle declares about the Washingtons’ “love,” one gets the distinct impression that, for George at least, “friendship” was the true basis of his tie to the.


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