Author Fergus's Book
One Thousand White Women
Mary Dodd is a young white woman, living in Chicago in the 1870s. To her very rich and powerful father's dismay, she moves out of his house to live with Harry Ames, one of his employees, whom her family considers beneath her. They have two children together out of wedlock. Her father has her committed to a mental institution becuase of what one of her doctors describes as her promiscuity. Throughout the book, she will wonder if Ames was in on her com...
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