[PDF / Epub] ★ The Women of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Built a Mansion, a Fortune, and a Dynasty ✈ Jean Zimmerman – E17streets4all.co.uk The remarkable Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse arrived in New Amsterdam from Holland in , a brash and ambitious twenty two year old bent on making her way in the New World She promptly built an empire The remarkable Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse arrived in of the Epub Ý New Amsterdam from Holland in , a brash and ambitious twenty two year old bent on making her way in the New World She promptly built an empire of trading ships, furs, and real estate that included all of Westchester County The Dutch called such women she merchants, and Margaret became the wealthiest in the colony, while raising five children The Women ePUB Æ and keeping a spotless linen closet Zimmerman deftly traces the astonishing rise of Margaret and the Philipse women who followed her, who would transform Margaret s storehouse on the banks of the Hudson into a veritable mansion, Philipse Manor Hall The last Philipse to live there, Mary Philipse Morris the It girl of mid s New York was even courted by George Washington But privilege couldn t shelter Women of the PDF/EPUB ¶ the family from the Revolution, which raged on Mary s doorstep Mining extensive primary sources, Zimmerman brings us into the parlors, bedrooms, countinghouses, and parties of early colonial America and vividly restores a forgotten group of women to life.
Throughout her writing career Jean Zimmerman has of the Epub Ý published both nonfiction and fictional works that center around the changing role of women in AmericaIn Tailspin Doubleday, she wrote about intrepid Navy fighter pilot Kara Hultgreen Ballsy soccer players were the subject of Raising Our Athletic Daughters Doubleday, , with Gil Reavill She covered heroic female homemakers in Made From Scratch Free Press, The Women of the The Women ePUB Æ House Harcourt, allowed Zimmerman to portray New Amsterdam fur trader extraordinaire Margaret Hardenbroeck She brought larger than life beauty Edith Minturn out of obscurity in Love, Fiercely Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, She also created intrepid fictional heroines from earlier eras in The Orphanmaster Viking, and Savage Girl Viking, To promote her books Zimmerman has appeared on The Today Show, NBC Good Morning America, ABC CBS Evening Women of the PDF/EPUB ¶ News With Dan Rather Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio The Diane Rehm Show, National Public Radio New York Company With Leonard Lopate, WNYC To the Best of our Knowledge, Wisconsin Public Radio and others She also spoken before audiences at historic sites, libraries, museums, book clubs and other venuesAn honors graduate of Barnard College, Zimmerman earned an MFA in writing from the Columbia University School of The Women of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Built the Arts and published her poetry widely in literary magazines Her awards and prizes include an Academy of American Poets Prize in poetry, a New York Foundation for the Arts grant in poetry, Books for a Better If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader Life Award, finalist, , for Raising Our Athletic Daughters Washington Irving Book Selection of The Women of the House Washington Irving Book Selection of The Orphanmaster Westchester Library Association prize, , for The Women of the House Original Voices Selection, Borders, for The Women of the HouseShe lives with her family in Westchester County, New York Zimmerman s blog, Blog Cabin, can be found at jeanzimmerman.
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- The Women of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Built a Mansion, a Fortune, and a Dynasty
- Jean Zimmerman
- 05 August 2019 Jean Zimmerman