JUDITH by Janet Whitney


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Philadelphia of the end of the 18th century, with Washington's second inauguration, Blanchard's balloon ascent and the yellow fever epidemic, punctuated by troubled international relations as historical highlights of the story of the romance between headstrong Judith and strong willed Andrew, her father's enemy. Stormy weather ahead for both, with jealous cousin Priscilla fomenting further trouble. Civic minded Philadelphians, however, found other demands on them with the epidemic, and the breach was closed,.... Quakers, historical figures, troubled romance and young -- married problems are blended, often artificially, into an adequate period novel.

Pub Date: Oct. 27th, 1943
Publisher: Morrow