The Resource Clover Adams : a gilded and heartbreaking life, Natalie Dykstra, (ebook)

Clover Adams : a gilded and heartbreaking life, Natalie Dykstra, (ebook)

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Clover Adams : a gilded and heartbreaking life
Title
Clover Adams
Title remainder
a gilded and heartbreaking life
Statement of responsibility
Natalie Dykstra
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The hidden story of one of the most fascinating women of the Gilded Age Clover Adams, a fiercely intelligent Boston Brahmin, married at twenty-eight the soon-to-be-eminent American historian Henry Adams. She thrived in her role as an intimate of power brokers in Gilded Age Washington, where she was admired for her wit and taste by such luminaries as Henry James, H. H. Richardson, and General William Tecumseh Sherman. Clover so clearly possessed, as one friend wrote, "all she wanted, all this world could give." Yet at the center of her story is a haunting mystery. Why did Clover, having begun in the spring of 1883 to capture her world vividly through photography, end her life less than three years later by drinking a chemical developer she used in the darkroom? The key to the mystery lies, as Natalie Dykstra's searching account makes clear, in Clover's photographs themselves. The aftermath of Clover's death is equally compelling. Dykstra probes Clover's enduring reputation as a woman betrayed. And, most movingly, she untangles the complex, poignant-and universal-truths of her shining and impossible marriage
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Dykstra, Natalie
Dewey number
  • 770.92
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Adams, Marian
  • Adams, Henry
  • Historians' spouses
  • Women photographers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Clover Adams : a gilded and heartbreaking life, Natalie Dykstra, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547607900
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11991831
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remote
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11991831
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MWT11991831
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Clover Adams : a gilded and heartbreaking life, Natalie Dykstra, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547607900
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11991831
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991831
System control number
MWT11991831
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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