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Francesca Vigilucci

(2000)
Washington D.C. 1913
(A book in the American Diaries series)
A novel by

 
 
The suffragists are all over the newspapers these days. Father fumes and frets about it and Mother soothes him, saying it will never be put into law.

Everything is changing for women in 1913. The Washington Post is full of headlines about the suffragists. More women are working to support themselves. The nearly 100-year battle for women's right to vote is coming closer to victory. Francesca Vigilucci's father rages about it; her mother avoids the topic altogether. Francesca only knows she doesn't want the future her parents have planned for her, a life of privilege and good works as the obedient wife to a successful man. The only person who seems to understand is Laura, a cleaning girl in the Vigilucci household.

Then a prominent suffragist, in town for the White House picket line and a suffragist parade, comes to one of Mother's charity luncheons. Francesca finds the courage to admit her secret dream of becoming a reporter -- but how can she ever persuade her parents?

    

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Hardback Editions

December 2000 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Francesca Vigilucci, Washington, D.C., 1913 (American Diaries)
Author(s): Kathleen Duey
ISBN: 0-613-31217-1 / 978-0-613-31217-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
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Paperback Editions

February 2002 : USA Paperback

Title: Francesca Vigilucci, Washington D.C., 1913 (American Diaries)
Author(s): Kathleen Duey
ISBN: 0-606-20079-7 / 978-0-606-20079-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 2000 : USA Paperback

Title: Francesca Vigiluccki, Washington, D.C., 1913 (American Diaries)
Author(s): Kathleen Duey
ISBN: 0-606-22803-9 / 978-0-606-22803-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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November 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Francesca Vigilucci : Washington DC 1913
Author(s): Kathleen Duey
ISBN: 0-689-83556-6 / 978-0-689-83556-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
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