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Varina : a novel
Varina : a novel
Frazier, Charles, 1950-2018
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With her marriage prospects ruined in the wake of her father's financial decline, teenage Varina Howell decides her best option is to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a life of security as a Mississippi landowner. When he instead pursues a career in politics and is appointed President of the Confederacy, it puts Varina at the white-hot centre of one of the darkest moments in American history - culpable regardless of her intentions. As the Confederacy prepares to surrender and she finds herself friendless and alone, Varina and her children escape Richmond. With her marriage in tatters and the country divided, they travel south, now fugitives with 'bounties on their heads, an entire nation in pursuit.
Main title:
Varina : a novel / Charles Frazier.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
London, U.K. : Sceptre, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, 2018.©2018
Collation:
356 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781473686144 (paperback)
Dewey class:
813.6
Language:
English
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Sandringham Library ExpressAdult FictionFRAZAvailable
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