Ilyon Woo explains The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, The Shakers, And He
Harvard Book Store is pleased to welcome writer and historian Ilyon Woo for a conversation about her first book, The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times.
On a peak fall day in 1814, when America was a nation at war, a young mother named Eunice Chapman returned to her home in New York State to discover that her three young children had been carried off by her estranged, alcoholic husband. He had taken them, she learned, to… Show more
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