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The Resource Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini, (large print)

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini, (large print)

Label
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel
Title
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Chiaverini
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1844, Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman Lieutenant Ulysses S Grant. Four years passed before their parents permitted them to wed, and the groom's abolitionist family refused to attend the ceremony. Since childhood, Julia owned as a slave another Julia, known as Jule. Jule guarded her mistress's closely held twin secrets: She had perilously poor vision but was gifted with prophetic sight. So it was that Jule became Julia's eyes to the world. And what a world it was, marked by gathering clouds of war. The Grants vowed never to be separated, but as Ulysses rose through the ranks--becoming general in chief of the Union Army--so did the stakes of their pact. During the war, Julia would travel, often in the company of Jule and the four Grant children, facing unreliable transportation and certain danger to be at her husband's side. Yet Julia and Jule saw two different wars. While Julia spoke out for women--Union and Confederate--she continued to hold Jule as a slave behind Union lines. Upon the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Jule claimed her freedom and rose to prominence as a businesswoman in her own right, taking the honorary title Madame. The two women's paths continued to cross throughout the Grants' White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant's Tomb. Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight and shadow
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H473
LC item number
M765 2015b
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Core
Label
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 669-671)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898161735
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
675 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475107
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015000556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410475107
Label
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini, (large print)
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 669-671)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898161735
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
675 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475107
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015000556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410475107

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