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The sewing girl's tale : a story of crime and consequences in Revolutionary America  Cover Image Book Book

The sewing girl's tale : a story of crime and consequences in Revolutionary America / John Wood Sweet.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250761965
  • ISBN: 1250761964
  • Physical Description: 365 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-347) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Rescue -- Mother Carey -- Daylight -- The rake -- The pilot -- Gatekeepers -- The Prosecutrix -- Closing arguments -- Outrage -- Seduction -- Recovery -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"A riveting historical drama that tells the story of the first rape trial on record in American history and the fault lines of class privilege and gender bias that it exposed, showing how much has changed over two centuries and how much has not"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bedlow, Henry, 1767-1838 > Trials, litigation, etc.
Sawyer, Lanah, approximately 1776-
Trials (Rape) > New York (State) > New York > History > 18th century.
Rape > Social aspects > New York (State) > New York > History > 18th century.
New York (N.Y.).
Genre: True crime stories.
History.

Available copies

  • 3 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 4 current holds with 9 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 345.73 SWEET 2022 (Text) 0001002420147 Nonfiction New Checked out 08/18/2022


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