The Remarkable Rise of Eliza Jumel: A Story of Marriage and Money in the Early Republic
Publish date: 2015-11-01
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Born in a brothel just weeks after the start of the American Revolutionary War, Betsy Bowen’s life may not have started auspiciously, but by the time Eliza Jumel Burr died 90 years later the Civil War had ended and she had transformed herself into a prominent citizen who had mostly disguised her pas...