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Addie C. (opalescent) reviewed The Unvarnished Truth: Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America on
This book is a cultural history of how ordinary Americans crafted and sold their stories of hardship and calamity during the nineteenth century. The author examines the tales of beggars, convicts, ex-slaves, prisoners of the Confederacy, and others...
Nineteenth century American history from a new perspective. I enjoyed it.