Reviews - What do customers think about The Bed She Was Born in?
Read this book! Jun 10, 2007
Wow! I finished this book in 1 day-I haven't read a book worthy of such a big chunk of my time in quite awhile! The 5 women characters are so wonderfully rich and engaging. You won't be disappointed. Read this book, and I am sure it will become one of your favorites of this summer, as it has of mine.
Strongly recommended for readers with an interest in feminist literature Jun 6, 2006
The Bed She Was Born In by Jeri Fitzgerald Board is an entertainingly original and superbly crafted novel of five different women who unknowingly provided the future generations of women with the tools for political and social changes which were to revolutionize American life. There is Adaire Sanderson in the terrifying years of the American Civil War, as well as the lives of Anna, Ludie, and Millie in early 1900's, on through to the adoption of Maddie Gatson. The Bed She Was Born In carries its readers the fascinating personal stories of five examples of empowered, empathetic individuals from 1865 progressively through to 1932. For its remarkable insights, The Bed She Was Born In is very strongly recommended for readers with an interest in feminist literature -- and a welcome addition to any community library American fiction collections.
Novel of five strong NC women Apr 17, 2006
Spanning the years from 1864 to 1941, Dr. Board has portrayed the interwoven lives of two families: and the Sandersons who had been the owners prior to Emancipation and the Sanders who remained to attend the family. It is a sweeping novel of with stong plot lines and extraodinary characterizations of the five women who hold the families together.