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The Adams Women

Abigail and Louisa Adams, Their Sisters and Daughters

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674004108

Publication Date: 04/15/1999

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324 pages

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From his vast storehouse of knowledge about the Adams family, Paul C. Nagel pulls out the feminine threads of that tapestry to write all about the Adams women, from Abigail to daughter Nabby, from Louisa Catherine Adams, wife of John Quincy, to Clover Adams, wife of Henry, with others making more than cameo appearances.

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