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Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
A general's wife and a slave girl forge a friendship that transcends race, culture, and the crucible of Civil War.

Mary Anna Custis Lee is a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, wife of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, and heiress to Virginia's storied Arlington house and General Washington's personal belongings.

Born in bondage at Arlington, Selina Norris Gray learns to read and write in the schoolroom Mary and her mother keep for the slave children and eventually becomes Mary's housekeeper and confidante. As Mary's health declines, Selina becomes her personal maid, strengthening a bond that lasts until death parts them.

Forced to flee Arlington at the start of the Civil War, Mary entrusts the keys to her beloved home to no one but Selina. When Union troops begin looting the house, it is Selina who confronts their commander and saves many of its historic treasures.

In a story spanning crude slave quarters, sunny schoolrooms, stately wedding parlors, and cramped birthing rooms, novelist Dorothy Love amplifies the astonishing true-life account of an extraordinary alliance and casts fresh light on the tumultuous years leading up to and through the wrenching battle for a nation's soul.

Genre: Inspirational

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August 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray
Author(s): Dorothy Love
ISBN: 1-68324-066-9 / 978-1-68324-066-2 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray: A Novel
Author(s): Dorothy Love
ISBN: 0-7180-4244-1 / 978-0-7180-4244-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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June 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray: A Novel
Author(s): Dorothy Love
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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