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The Whip : A Novel Inspired by the Story of Charley Parkhurst
by Karen Kondazian


Overview - THE WHIP is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte 'Charley' Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer.  Read more...

 
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Overview
THE WHIP is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte 'Charley' Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer. Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her. Charley was the first woman to vote in America (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781601823076
  • ISBN-10: 160182307X
  • Publisher: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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