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Author Mountain, Fiona.

Title Lady of the butterflies / Fiona Mountain.

Imprint New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2010, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    MOUNTAIN,FIO    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 533 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-533)
Summary The story of Eleanor Glanville, the beautiful daughter of a seventeenth-century Puritan nobleman whose unconventional passions scandalized society. When butterflies were believed to be the souls of the dead, Eleanor's scientific study of them made her little better than a witch. But her life--set against a backdrop of war, betrayal, and sexual obsession--was that of a woman far ahead of her time.
Subject Glanville, Eleanor, 1654-1709 -- Fiction.
Women entomologists -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
ISBN 9780399156366 : $25.95

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