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Alias Grace: A Novel

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Description: Amazon.com Review In 1843, a 16-year-old Canadian housemaid named Grace Marks was tried for the murder of her employer and his mistress. The sensationalistic trial made headlines throughout the world, and the jury delivered a guilty verdict. Yet opinion remained fiercely divided about Marks--was she a spurned woman who had taken out her rage on two innocent victims, or was she an unwilling victim herself, caught up in a crime she was too young to understand? Such doubts persuaded the judges to commute her sentence to life imprisonment, and Marks spent the next 30 years in an assortment of jails and asylums, where she was oft ... (more)
Manufacturer: Anchor
Release date: 13 October 1997
ISBN-10 : 0385490445 | ISBN-13: 9780385490443
Tags: Fiction (3), Crime (2), Prison (2), Asylum (1), Library (1), Mental Illness (1), Trial (1), Canadian (1), Feminist (1), HC (1), Made Booker Shortlist (1), The Giller Prize (1), 1001 Books TBR (1), Canadian Lit. (1), PC (1), Poverty (1)
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