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The Curious Life of Elizabeth Blackwell

Pamela Holmes / Sophie Roberts
Elizabeth's parents warned her that Alexander Blackwell would not make a dependable husband and only after eloping with him did she learn they may have been right . . . After their marriage the couple finds lodgings in London. Alexander looks for work while Elizabeth learns engraving. Before long though Alexander is in the Marshalsea the notorious debtors' prison and she is left to fend for herself. Alone and penniless she has a few things going for her: a skill an idea and an acquaintance. Elizabeth embarks on a quest that earns her a small fortune and may allow her to buy her husband's freedom. It seems like she may live happily ever after. But her extraordinary story isn’t over yet . . .

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st April 2023
  • Duration 08 Hrs. 53 Mins.