The Sewing Girl's Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America by John Wood Sweet - Book Review

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$29.99
ISBN: 9781250761965
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 19th, 2022

A 1793 date rape in New York City brought to meticulous life. The 17-year old victim did something unheard of: she pressed charges against the assailant. Her story, and the city itself. are intimately detailed, and the heavily patriarchal 18th Century culture disturbingly resonates today. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare