January 17, 2013

From slave to dressmaker: Book explores relationship of Mary Todd Lincoln and her seasmstress

A new historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini, details Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley's remarkable life from 1860 to 1901. Chiaverini will sign and discuss her book on Saturday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington.

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