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The 19th Wife

A Novel

by David Ebershoff

The 19th Wife
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  • First Published:
    Aug 2008, 528 pages
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    Jun 2009, 528 pages

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candis (12/24/14)

historically intriguing-
This is a tale that successfully integrates history as well as a modern day whodunit. I thoroughly enjoyed how the author made his characters come to life - in full complexity. It made for a wonderful read, and added to understanding the moral and ethical questions of living a life in such a contained community.
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