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The Proud Way

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Historical fiction about Varina Howell Davis, the Mississippe belle who married the president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis.
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Published June 1st 1976 by Aeonian Press (first published June 1953)
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Amy
Apr 11, 2011 Amy rated it really liked it
I got this when my grandma passed away. I had no idea what it was about. When I first started reading it I was a little unsure but as I read on more it was hard to put down. It is a about a 17 almost 18 girl who is very smart loves to learn and this takes place back in the 1800's when that was not the thing for women to do. She is her daddy's favorite. One day her dads real good friend who they call Uncle Joe came for a visit and asked if Varina would like to come and stay with him and his famil ...more
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Jun 09, 2009 CLM rated it really liked it
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This historical novel about Varina Davis, first the young and charming wife of Jefferson Davis, later the First Lady of the Confederacy, was a favorite of my mother's growing up.
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Shirley Seifert was born in St. Peters, Missouri, just west of St. Louis, and has lived all her life in that vicinity. While taking graduate work in journalism at the University of Wisconsin, she was urged to try fiction, and soon after that she sold her first short stories to the American Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post. After 1935, she devoted herself to the historical novel and completed ...more
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