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THE ARDENT YEARS by Janet Stevenson



Pub Date: April 25th, 1960
Publisher: Viking

This novelized biography of Fanny Kemble by the author of Weep No More treats Fanny Kemble both as an exciting feminine figure and as a vigorous crusader for human rights. An account of her early theatrical rise to fame, her marriage to a wealthy young American whose tactics with his Negro slaves spur on her interest in reform, and of her gifted and lonely maturity are dramatically portrayed. A novel of both historical and personal interest.