Waiting for the Queen

Waiting for the Queen

A Novel of Early America

eBook - 2013
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A surprising friendship develops between Eugenie, an escapee from the French Revolution, and Hannah, a Quaker girl, when they unite in the cause against slavery in this adventuresome tale of true nobility set amidst the rugged, eighteenth-century, Pennsylvania wilderness. Fifteen-year-old Eugenie de La Roque and her family barely escape the French Revolution with their lives. Along with several other noble families, they sail to America, where French Azilium, as the area came to be known, is being carved out of the rugged wilderness of Pennsylvania. Hannah Kimbrell is a young Quake.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (257 pages)

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