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The Adams Women

Abigail and Louisa Adams, Their Sisters and Daughters

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$29.00 • £23.95 • €26.00

ISBN 9780674004108

Publication Date: 04/15/1999


324 pages

26 halftones


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  • Genealogical Chart
  • Prologue: The White House
  • 1. Three Daughters
  • 2. Belonging to Everyone
  • 3. From One Parsonage…
  • 4. …To Another
  • 5. Weymouth Again
  • 6. Wedding in London
  • 7. No Relief
  • 8. Death and the Sisters
  • 9. Enter a Fine Lady
  • 10. St. Petersburg and Back
  • 11. Sisters-in-Law
  • 12. The Worst of Times
  • 13. A Young Widow Ages
  • 14. Wedding at Mystic Grove
  • 15. A Triumph
  • 16. Peace at Last
  • Epilogue: The Crypt
  • Acknowledgments and Sources
  • Index

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