Bringing down the Colonel : : a sex scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "powerless" woman who took on Washington

Title Bringing down the Colonel : : a sex scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "powerless" woman who took on Washington
Names Miller, Patricia.
Book Number DB092964
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Journalist recounts a late-nineteenth-century scandal in which Madeline Pollard sued Kentucky congressman William Breckinridge for breach of promise after a long affair. Discusses the role of this trial in shifting double standards of sexual morality between men and women. Incorporates transcripts, newspaper accounts, journals, letters, and more. Descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
Narrator Delaine, Christina.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Commercial format - CF
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Contains descriptions of sex.
LC Subject Scandals - United States - History - 19th century
Sex scandals - United States - History - 19th century
Nonfiction
Talking books
Downloadable books
Call Number 973.80922 ANF
Language English
Released 2018
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2018
Original Publication Reissue of: New York : Macmillan, 2018. 9781527294333
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