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Book Review: Sisters of Fortune: America’s Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books, NY Press Exclusive

sisters Imagine if, instead of finding defeat at the hands of the crafty, debauched Europeans, Henry James’ heroines triumphed, and found love, money and social position across the Atlantic? The result would be something like the real lives of Maryland’s Caton sisters—Marianne, Louisa, Bess and Emily, vividly recreated by biographer Jehanne Wake in Sisters of Fortune
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