Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

. February 2013. 352p. 978-0-52595-361-6. 26.95. Chiaverini, Jennifer. Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker. Dutton. Jan. 2013. 352p. ISBN 9780525953616. $26.95. F
In Washington, DC, freedwoman Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley becomes the personal modiste (and confidante) of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Chiaverini departs from her popular “Elm Creek Quilt” series to tell the story.

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