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The ladies / Doris Grumbach.

Author/Creator:
Grumbach, Doris.
Publication:
New York : E.P. Dutton, ©1984.
Format/Description:
Book
188 pages ; 22 cm
Edition:
Advance uncorrected proof
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Subjects:
Butler, Eleanor, Lady, 1738 or 1739-1829 -- Fiction.
Ponsonby, Sarah, 1754 or 1755-1831 -- Fiction.
Llangollen (Wales) -- Fiction.
Irish fiction -- Wales.
Lesbians -- Fiction.
Butler, Eleanor, Lady, 1739-1829.
Ponsonby, Sarah, 1755-1831.
Irish fiction.
Lesbians.
Wales.
Wales -- Llangollen.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Summary:
In the late 18th century, Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby defied all conventions of their Irish homeland and eloped to Wales as a married couple. There, over many years, they forged a romantic paradise from a simple country cottage and a few acres of land. They called it "Plas Newydd" the New Place. Eleanor and Sarah lived in almost utter solitude. When the outside world eventually discovered them, many people journeyed to Wales out of curiosity to meet the renowned "Ladies of Llangollen." All of them came away with profound respect for their way of life, their love for each other, and their courage to be themselves.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has sheet with book description and publication information laid in at front.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1984
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0525242635
9780525242635
OCLC:
927017974