Portia : the world of Abigail Adams (Book, 1995) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Portia : the world of Abigail Adams

Author: Edith Belle Gelles
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A woman-centered biography of Abigail Adams, that details the issues, events, and relationships that informed Adams' life. It includes letters that she wrote for over a half-century it describes her  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gelles, Edith Belle.
Portia.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607635173
Named Person: Abigail Adams; Abigail Adams; Abigail Adams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Belle Gelles
ISBN: 0253210232 9780253210234 0253325536 9780253325532
OCLC Number: 25369360
Description: xviii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Abigail industry --
... a tye more binding ... --
Domestic patriotism --
A virtuous affair --
Gossip --
Faithful are the wounds of a friend --
The threefold cord --
Mother and citizen --
My closest companion.
Responsibility: Edith B. Gelles.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_185051
991000333469705351
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" ... best-of-all-biographies of Abigail Adams ... " - American Historical Review "Portia, a new study of Abigail Adams- modern feminism's favorite Founding Mother- is a refreshing change of pace." - Read more...

 
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