Mrs. Lincolns Dressmaker (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)

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Chosen as the personal modiste for Mary Todd Lincoln, freedwoman Elizabeth Keckley is drawn into the intimate life of the Lincoln family as she supports Mary in the loss of her husband from the assassination that stunned the nation and the world. (historical fiction). Simultaneous.

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JENNIFER CHIAVERINI is the author of the "New York Times "bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as five collections of quilt projects inspired by the novels. Her original quilt designs have been featured in "Country Woman," "Quiltmaker," and "Quilt," and her short stories have appeared in "Quiltmaker" and "Quilters Newsletter." A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin.

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"Chiaverini does an excellent job of describing the lush landscapes of California wine country, while simultaneously painting a touching portrait of the difficulties faced by farming families who must tend to one another, as well as the earth."
--"Publishers Weekly

""Chiaverini has an impressive ability to bring a time and place alive, showcasing the effects of Prohibition on farmers in Sonoma Valley."
--"Romantic Times Book Review
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"Together the two set out to make a new future for themselves in the wine country of Sonoma Valley in Chiaverini's emotionally compellingtale."
--"Chicago Tribune"

Praise for Jennifer Chiaverini:
"Chiaverini has once again written an intense and beautiful book--so much so that readers will almost hear the hollow echo of the fife and drum as they immerse themselves in every compelling page...Truly unforgettable."
--"BookPage"
"Jennifer Chiaverini's strength is not only writing strong female characters, but also placing them in interesting lives and times."
--"New York Journal of Books"

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