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The Sugar Wife

The Sugar Wife

September 2005
Trade Paperback · 96 Pages
$18.95 U.S.
ISBN 9781854598639
Nick Hern Books

 

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Description

Dublin 1850. A “do-gooding” Quaker woman and her husband are visited by a freed American slave and the Yorkshire man who bought her freedom. An engrossingly believable portrait of a period when professions of simple virtue frequently masked more colorful complexities.