1998 1st edition; The All-True Travels And Adventures Of Lidie Newton; Jane Smiley; 1998 stated First Edition; book and dust jacket excellent condition; Alfred A. Knoph publisher.
Jane Smiley (born September 26, 1949) is an American novelist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992 for her novel A Thousand Acres (1991).
Story: Set in the 1850s, speaks to us in a splendidly quirky voice - the strong, wry, no-nonsense voice of Lidie Harkness of Quincy, Illinois, a young woman of courage, good sense, and good heart. It carries us into an America so violently torn apart by the question of slavery ... Lidie is hard to scare ...