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Author Williams, C. R. (Catherine Read), 1790-1872.

Title Fall River : an authentic narrative / Catharine Williams ; edited by Patricia Caldwell.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 170 pages) : portraits.
Series Women writers in English 1350-1850
Women writers in English 1350-1850.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Catharine Williams (1787-1872) lived most of her life in Rhode Island, where she supported herself and her daughter by a productive literary career. Her most compelling work, Fall River, last published in 1833, recreates a notorious incident in the ill-fated town of Fall River, Massachusetts: the trial of a Methodist minister for the murder of a pregnant mill worker whom it was suspected he had seduced. Williams's investigative report offers a vivid contemporary view of the lives of poor "factory girls" and of clerical corruption in the industrial towns of early New England. While ba.
Note Print version record.
Subject Cornell, Sarah Maria, 1802-1832 -- Fiction.
Avery, Ephraim K., 1799-1869 -- Fiction.
Avery, Ephraim K., 1799-1869. (OCoLC)fst01805958
Cornell, Sarah Maria, 1802-1832. (OCoLC)fst00072456
Murder -- Massachusetts -- Fall River -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Fall River (Mass.) -- History -- Fiction.
Cornell, Sarah Maria.
FICTION -- Historical.
Murder. (OCoLC)fst01029781
Massachusetts -- Fall River. (OCoLC)fst01210319
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Indexed Term English fiction.
United States.
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Historical fiction.
Added Author Caldwell, Patricia.
Other Form: Print version: Williams, C.R. (Catherine Read), 1790-1872. Fall River. New York : Oxford University Press, 1993 (DLC) 92016762
ISBN 9780195359343 (electronic bk.)
0195359348 (electronic bk.)
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