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Portraits of American Women (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Portraits of American Women (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Gamaliel Bradford
 

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Abigail Adams, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Emily Dickinson, and Louisa May Alcott are among the formidable females who inhabit this engaging collection of profiles, originally published in 1917-1919. Bradford draws on letters and the recollections of his subjects’ friends and families to bring to life these shapers of American history.

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Abigail Adams, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Emily Dickinson, and Louisa May Alcott are among the formidable females who inhabit this engaging collection of profiles, originally published in 1917-1919. Bradford draws on letters and the recollections of his subjects’ friends and families to bring to life these shapers of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443983
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
276
File size:
608 KB

Meet the Author

Gamaliel Bradford (1863-1932) was a descendant of an old Boston family. He tried his hand at verse and drama before finding his voice as a biographer. Consistently in poor health, he produced 114 books over a period 20 years. Hailed in his time as “the Dean of American biographers,” he pioneered the psychological biography in America.

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