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Good Wives?

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"Written with a mixture of memoir and dramatic stories, this text is an exploration into what it means to be a wife, particularly a "good wife", then and now, looked at through the lives and marriages of four extraordinary women in different eras. In 1848, Mary Moffatt became the devoted wife of the missionary and explorer David Livingstone in Africa - and it eventually killed her. In 1960, Margaret Foster married her school sweetheart Hunter Davies in a London registry office - and forty years later they are still married. Between these two marriages and their experience is a huge gulf during which time women's lives changed immeasurably, and the notion of marriage evolved."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Forster, M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
343
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus

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"Written with a mixture of memoir and dramatic stories, this text is an exploration into what it means to be a wife, particularly a "good wife", then and now, looked at through the lives and marriages of four extraordinary women in different eras. In 1848, Mary Moffatt became the devoted wife of the missionary and explorer David Livingstone in Africa - and it eventually killed her. In 1960, Margaret Foster married her school sweetheart Hunter Davies in a London registry office - and forty years later they are still married. Between these two marriages and their experience is a huge gulf during which time women's lives changed immeasurably, and the notion of marriage evolved."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Forster, M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
343
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus

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