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Jennifer Fleischner
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Jennifer Fleischner was awarded a one-year Mellon Faculty Fellowship in Afro-American Studies at Harvard, where she researched and taught alongside such colleagues as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Also the author of Mastering Slavery, she is now Chair of the English Department at Adelphi University.


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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly
The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave
Written by Jennifer Fleischner


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly
The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave
Written by Jennifer Fleischner


Format: Trade Paperback, 396 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.99

Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly is a vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly.

Historian Jennifer Fleischner allows us to glimpse the... Read more >
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