The Resource Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas, (electronic book)

Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas, (electronic book)

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Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
Title
Louisa
Title remainder
the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
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Louisa Thomas
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Language
eng
Summary
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the British-born American wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the greatest transformations of her time Born in London to an American father and a British mother on the eve of the Revolutionary War, Louisa Catherine Johnson was raised in circumstances very different from the New England upbringing of the future president John Quincy Adams, whose life had been dedicated to public service from the earliest age. And yet John Quincy fell in love with her, almost despite himself. Their often tempestuous but deeply close marriage lasted half a century. They lived in Prussia, Massachusetts, Washington, Russia, and England; they lived at royal courts, on farms, in cities, and in the White House. Louisa saw more of Europe and America than nearly any other woman of her time. But wherever she lived, she was always pressing her nose against the glass, not quite sure whether she was looking in or out...
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas, (electronic book)
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Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas, (electronic book)
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781101980828
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(electronic bk)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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  • ODN0002301364
  • 1207185

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