"Campion has illumined Ann Lee as a formative figure in the women's movement as well [as] evoked a strong, estimable character whose personality overcame the eccentricities of her religion in the eyes of many who encountered her." —New York Times
NARDI REEDER CAMPION was the author of eight other books, including a memoir, Everyday Matters: A Love Story (forward by Hillary Rodham Clinton), and Bringing Up the Brass by Sergeant Marty Maher with Colonel Red Reeder (the basis for the film The Long Gray Line). She has written for such publications as the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, American Heritage, Family Circle, Gourmet, Boston Globe Magazine, Life, Sports Illustrated, and Yankee.
JUNE SPRIGG, Curator of Collections at Hancock Shaker Village, is the author of several books and many articles on the Shakers.