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The Secrets of Mary Bowser - A Novel

Lois Leveen

"Masterfully written, The Secrets of Mary Bowser shines a new light onto our country's darkest history." -Brunonia Barry, bestselling author of The Lace Reader "Packed with drama, intrigue, love, loss, and most of all, the resilience of a remarkable heroine….What a treat!" -Kelly O'Connor McNees, author of The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott Based on the remarkable true story of a freed African American slave who returned to Virginia at the onset of the Civil War to spy on the Confederates, The Secrets of Mary Bowser is a masterful debut by an exciting new novelist. Author Lois Leveen combines fascinating facts and ingenious speculation to craft a historical novel that will enthrall readers of women's fiction, historical fiction, and acclaimed works like Cane River and Cold Mountain that offer intimate looks at the twin nightmares of slavery and Civil War. A powerful and unforgettable story of a woman who risked her own freedom to bring freedom to millions of others, The Secrets of Mary Bowser celebrates the courageous achievements of a little known but truly inspirational American heroine.

"Masterfully written, The Secrets of Mary Bowser shines a new light onto our country's darkest history." -Brunonia Barry, bestselling author of The Lace Reader "Packed with drama, intrigue, love, loss, and most of all, the resilience of a remarkable heroine….What a treat!" -Kelly O'Connor McNees, author of The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott Based on the remarkable true story of a freed African American slave who returned to Virginia at the onset of the Civil War to spy on the Confederates, The Secrets of Mary Bowser is a masterful debut by an exciting new novelist. Author Lois Leveen combines fascinating facts and ingenious speculation to craft a historical novel that will enthrall readers of women's fiction, historical fiction, and acclaimed works like Cane River and Cold Mountain that offer intimate looks at the twin nightmares of slavery and Civil War. A powerful and unforgettable story of a woman who risked her own freedom to bring freedom to millions of others, The Secrets of Mary Bowser celebrates the courageous achievements of a little known but truly inspirational American heroine.
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"Masterfully written, The Secrets of Mary Bowser shines a new light onto our country's darkest history." -Brunonia Barry, bestselling author of The Lace Reader "Packed with drama, intrigue, love, loss, and most of all, the resilience of a remarkable heroine….What a treat!" -Kelly O'Connor McNees, author of The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott Based on the remarkable true story of a freed African American slave who returned to Virginia at the onset of the Civil War to spy on the Confederates, The Secrets of Mary Bowser is a masterful debut by an exciting new novelist. Author Lois Leveen combines fascinating facts and ingenious speculation to craft a historical novel that will enthrall readers of women's fiction, historical fiction, and acclaimed works like Cane River and Cold Mountain that offer intimate looks at the twin nightmares of slavery and Civil War. A powerful and unforgettable story of a woman who risked her own freedom to bring freedom to millions of others, The Secrets of Mary Bowser celebrates the courageous achievements of a little known but truly inspirational American heroine.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robin Miles

Length:

16h 26m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

05:30


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

44:09


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

29:32


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

44:57


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

39:26


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

56:15


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

01:04:18


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

41:53


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

16:54


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

27:13


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

30:50


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

55:10


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

30:52


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

33:28


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

38:15


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

32:37


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

25:10


Part 3, Chapter 17
Part 3, Chapter 17

48:29


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

49:43


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

44:40


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

21:28


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

40:01


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

37:03


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

37:00


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

20:57


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

14:11


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

28:14


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

26:27


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

01:25