A NovelBook - 2018
"Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION FRAZIER 2018
Characteristics: 356 pages ; 24 cm
From Library Staff
The author of "Cold Mountain" returns to the Civil War era with the story of Jefferson Davis's wife, Varina.