The Story of My Life The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years 1897 by Mary A. Livermore

Book # 1iLbxkEBVABM 132
Antique illustrated book "The Story of My Life or The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years" by Mary A Livermore, teacher, author, wife, mother, army nurse, soldier's friend, lecturer, and reformer.

A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three year's experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc.

With hitherto unrecorded incidents and recollections of three years experience as an army nurse in the great civil war and reminiscences of 25 years experiences on the lecture platform, including thrilling, pathetic, and humorous incidents of platform life to which is added six of her most popular lectures (What shall we do with our daughters, The boy of today, Concerning husbands and wives, The battle of life, Does the liquor traffic pay, Has the night of death morning?)

Superbly illustrated with portraits and 120 engravings.

This book is in great condition with a blue embossed cover. Minor wear, pages are nice and clean.
Published 1897
Author Mary A. Livermore
Illustrated yes
Number of images 120
Cover type hard
Language English
Pages 730
Chapters XXXV
width height depth
6.5 9 1.75 in
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