By Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
Paula Tarnapol Whitacre describes Wilbur’s stories opposed to the backdrop of Alexandria, Virginia, a southern city held by way of the Union from 1861 to 1865; of Washington DC, the place Wilbur grew to become lively within the women’s suffrage circulation and lived till her demise in 1895; and of Rochester, big apple, a hotbed of social reform and residential to Wilbur’s associates Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony.
during this moment bankruptcy of her lifestyles, Wilbur continued in issues: enhancing stipulations for African american citizens who had escaped from slavery and making a significant lifestyles for herself. A Civil lifestyles in an Uncivil Time is the pleasing tale of a girl who remade herself at midlife in the course of a interval of big social upheaval and change.
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A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose by Paula Tarnapol Whitacre