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The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age by          Myra Macpherson is an interesting history of sisters, Victoria Woodhull (the first female to run for President with Frederick Douglass as her running mate) … Continue reading

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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd is a moving historical fiction novel about slavery.  The story is based on sisters who lived in Charleston prior to the Civil War. As daughters of planters in the South, the Grimke … Continue reading

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