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Louisa

The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

“[A] lushly detailed, authoritative book.” —Smithsonian.com “Utterly enjoyable...Louisa thus leaps from the page as contradictory, observant, ambivalent, self-pitying, strong, and human.”—Bookforum  “Thomas has written an insightful, compassionate portrait of a young girl expected to be… More

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Conscience

Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family--a Test of Will andFaith in World War I

“Daring … The thrust of this enthralling book lies with its title: through the experience of her forebears, Thomas examines how conscience fares when society considers it subversive.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW… More

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