Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

Book menu for Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

ISBN of edition I read: 9780525953616 (hardcover)

Food mentioned in Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker:
Bread, 63
Cheese, 63
Apples, 63, 220
Roast turkey, 76
Foie gras, 76
Oysters, 76
Fruits, 76
Cakes, 76
Ices, 76
Spun sugar, 76
Punch, 100-101

Books/Authors mentioned in Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker:
Nathaniel Parker Willis (poet), 86
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl / Harriet Jacobs, 107
The Bible: Book of Job, 134-135
Sojourner Truth, 191, 303
MacBeth / William Shakespeare, 206
Phillis Wheatley, 343
W.E.B. Du Bois, 343
Behind the Scenes / Elizabeth Keckley, Chapter 16

Music mentioned in Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker:
"Dixie", 205, 209
"Rally Round the Flag", 208
"Star-Spangled Banner", 208
"Yankee Doodle", 209

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