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Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

a novel

by Jennifer Chiaverini

  • 61 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women,
  • Female friendship,
  • Presidents" spouses,
  • FICTION / Literary,
  • FICTION / Historical,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-386).

    StatementJennifer Chiaverini
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H473 M765 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 pages ;
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26491280M
    ISBN 109780525954293
    LC Control Number2014027792

      Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle the singular relationship between these two remarkable women, bound by light and shadow. Praise for Jennifer Chiaverini and her novels 'History - and its colourful characters - come alive.' USA Today on Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker 'A must-read book.   Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule A Novel (Book): Chiaverini, Jennifer: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake-until she forged a proud identity of .

      Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule A Novel (Book): Chiaverini, Jennifer: In , Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman Lieutenant Ulysses S Grant. Four years passed before their parents permitted them to wed, and the groom's abolitionist family refused to attend the ceremony. Since childhood, Julia owned as a slave another Julia, known as Jule. The two women's paths continued to cross throughout the Grants' White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant's Tomb. Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight and shadow"--The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs /5(7).

    Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight and shadow. Author Bio Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of Mr.s Lincoln's Dressmaker, The Spymistress, Mrs. Lincoln's Rival, and the Elm Creek Quilts series.5/5(1).   Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule (Book): Chiaverini, Jennifer: The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake-until she forged a proud identity of her own.


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Praise for MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE “The battles are described in detail, but they do not overwhelm, nor do they overshadow the main topic. Chiaverini is a talented author who clearly did her research.” -- RT Book Reviews “[Chiaverini’s] depiction of the essential decency of some of our nation’s early leaders is a high point.” -- Booklist/5().

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini is a novel based on the life of Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant (Julia) and her slave, Jule. The novel starts in (prologue) and then jumps ahead ten years to the spring of /5.

The two women’s paths continued to cross throughout the Grants’ White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant’s Tomb.

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight /5(). From  New York Times  Bestselling Author Jennifer Chiaverini, the first novel to chronicle the singular relationship between Julia Grant, beloved First Lady, and the courageous woman who was her slave and namesake.

Inshy Missouri belle Julia Dent met Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant, brilliant horseman and reluctant soldier/5(9). Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle the singular relationship of these two remarkable women, bound by light and shadow. grant and madame jule. The story of Julia Grant, First Lady of the post-war nation, and her slave Jule was such that Mrs.

Grant did write about it herself in her memoir, published after her death. For 37 years, the two women from very different worlds came together and fostered a.

Buy this book Against the backdrop of the Civil War and Ulysses S. Grant's rise to power, historical fiction writer Chiaverini's latest (after 's Mrs. Lincoln's Rival) imagines the fractured. The two women’s paths continued to cross throughout the Grants’ White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant’s Tomb.

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight and shadow. Their stories diverge as Julia becomes besotted with then-Lt. Ulysses S. Grant and Jule pines for Gabriel, part-time minister and enslaved stable boy.

Julia’s is a love story, filled with anxiety for her beloved Grant, whose military expertise and unassailable honor ensure not only his eventual presidency, but also Julia’s unshakeable devotion.

Mrs. Grant and Madam Jule chronicles the fascinating, complicated relationship between Julia Dent Grant and her slave, Jule. How did you discover their remarkable story.

I first became intrigued by Julia Dent Grant when I was researching the wartime experiences of Mary Todd Lincoln for my novel Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker. In MarchMary had accompanied her husband to General Grant’s. Chiaverini’s novel, Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, paints a picture of the Grant family throughout the Civil War and a brief summary of the years at the Whitehouse.

It was fascinating to learn more about the southern belle married to a northern abolitionist. Julia Grant was the first First Lady to write a memoir, though she was unable to find a publisher, and had been dead almost 75 years before The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant (Mrs.

Ulysses S. Grant) was finally published in Children: Frederick, Ulysses Jr., Nellie, Jesse. The two women’s paths continued to cross throughout the Grants’ White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant’s Tomb.

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is the first novel to chronicle this singular relationship, bound by sight and shadow/5(60). Inshy Missouri belle Julia Dent met Lieutenant Ulysses S.

Grant, brilliant horseman and reluctant soldier. The two fell deeply in love, but Grant’s abolitionist family refused to attend their wedding. For despite her husband's objections, Julia kept as her slave another Julia, known as Jule.

Praise for MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE The battles are described in detail, but they do not overwhelm, nor do they overshadow the main topic. Chiaverini is a talented author who clearly did her research. --RT Book Reviews [Chiaverini s] depiction of the essential decency of some of our nation s early leaders is a high point/5().

Upon the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Jule claimed her freedom and rose to prominence as a businesswoman in her own right, taking the honorary title Madame. The two women's paths continued to cross throughout the Grants' White House years in Washington, DC, and later in New York City, the site of Grant's Tomb.

About Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general’s wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake—until she forged a proud identity of her own.

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule Written by Jennifer Chiaverini Review by Arleigh Johnson When Ulysses S. Grant courted Miss Julia Dent from a Missouri slave-owning family, he was fresh from West Point and soon to be embroiled in the Mexican-American War.

Jule's separate life is sprinkled into the book here and there, but she never has contact with Mrs. Grant again throughout their lives. The majority of the book is about Julia Dent Grant and her love, support, and sacrifice for her husband, General Ulysses Grant.

Although I learned much about President and Mrs. Grant, I found it to be a slow read. Praise for MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE “The battles are described in detail, but they do not overwhelm, nor do they overshadow the main topic.

Chiaverini is a talented author who clearly did her research.” -- RT Book Reviews “[Chiaverini’s] depiction of the essential decency of some of our nation’s early leaders is a high point. It was not only a tender story of General and Mrs.

Grant's love and affection for each other, but a biography of their lives and a description of the times. Madame Jule was Julia Dent's maid from childhood, a slave belonging to her father, meaning Julia couldn't free her but did she ever ask her father to free Jule? Book Summary: The title of this book is Mrs.

Grant and Madame Jule and it was written by Jennifer Chiaverini. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Dutton and has a total of pages in the :   Mrs.

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