The Linwoods: Or, Sixty Years Since In America by Catharine SedgwickThe Linwoods: Or, Sixty Years Since In America by Catharine Sedgwick

The Linwoods: Or, Sixty Years Since In America

byCatharine Sedgwick

Paperback | November 4, 2014

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A deluxe Harper Perennial Legacy Edition, with an introduction from Margot Livesey, award-winning and New York Times best-selling author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy

A compelling historical novel of two families wrestling with questions of honor, class, loyalty, democracy, and independence during the American Revolution, now available in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics Legacy Edition.

In The Linwoods, Catharine Maria Sedgwick illuminates the American character and explores issues of civic virtue and national identity in the early republic, through the lives of two families: the Linwoods, dutiful loyalists, and the Lees, passionate revolutionaries. At the novel’s heart is Isabella Linwood, a bright and independent young woman who will transform from a proud Tory to ardent Rebel, challenging not only British rule but its accepted social, economic, and political institutions, including the aristocracy, slavery, and patriarchal authority.

This Legacy Edition features a lush design and French flaps.

Catharine Maria Sedgwick was born to a prominent New England family in 1789 and went on to become one of the most celebrated novelists of her time. A proud patriot, Sedgwick chronicled the major social issues of early American society—slavery, religious freedom, women's rights, and the ongoing struggle between native and foreign forces...
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Title:The Linwoods: Or, Sixty Years Since In AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:November 4, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062356135

ISBN - 13:9780062356130

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