Nancy's Corner-Jennifer Chiaverini,Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

Nancy's Corner-Jennifer Chiaverini,Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

Premiere date: Feb 09, 2015

Jennifer Chiaverini presents her first historical novel outside the Elm Creek series. The heroine of this real-life story is Elizabeth Keckley, a dressmaker for President Lincoln’s wife, Mary. Born a slave, but with a strong will and dressmaking talent, Elizabeth was able to earn enough money to purchase freedom for herself and her son. She was also Mrs. Lincoln’s close friend and confidant.

 

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