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Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
Name: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Language: English
ISBN: 0525953612
ISBN13: 9780525953616
Genres: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Dutton Adult
First publish: 2013
review1: A very interesting premise, seeing the Lincoln White House through the eyes of Mrs. Lincoln's "Modiste" but not as compelling as I had hoped. I'm not sure if it was the writing, or the character development, or what that fell a little flat. Maybe, as a friend pointed out, it was because there was nobody to relate to. Mrs. Lincoln and Elizabeth were such extremes, it was hard to understand their friendship and neither one seemed relatable. Fun to consider the fashion of the time and the way dressmaking worked back then. And I continue to be fascinated by books that document the rise from slavery to freedom in our country. Can never really read enough to fathom that part of American history. review2: I started reading this book when I was studying the Civil war in scho... more
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