O My America First American edition Six Women and Their Second Acts in a New World
Profiles of six women exploring life in mid-1800s America. Examines writer Fanny Trollope (1779-1863), actress Fanny Kemble (1809-1893), sociologist Harriet Martineau (1802-1876), homesteader Rebecca Burland (1793-1872), traveler Isabella Bird (1831-1904), and novelist Catherine Hubback (1818-1877). Discusses challenges they faced and successes they enjoyed.
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux