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Louisa

The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

“The thrilling, improbable life of our only foreign-born First Lady, to whom Quincy, Massachusetts seemed more exotic than Tsar Alexander’s St. Petersburg.  If, as Louisa Thomas makes splendidly clear, being born an Adams was difficult,… 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“….a… More

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