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Author Hyatt, Patricia Rusch.

Title The quite contrary man : a true American tale / by Patricia Rusch Hyatt ; illustrated by Kathryn Brown.

Imprint New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Palmer,J HYA    Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Summary In nineteenth-century New England, Joseph Palmer flouts the law against wearing a beard and is accused by his fellow citizens of being unpatriotic and sinful, and stubbornly refuses to shave even when he's sent to jail.
Subject Palmer, Joseph, 1791-1875 -- Juvenile literature.
Palmer, Joseph, 1791-1875.
Dissenters -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Beards -- Social aspects -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Dissenters.
Beards -- Social aspects.
New England -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
New England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
New England -- History -- 1775-1865.
New England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Added Author Brown, Kathryn, 1955- ill.
ISBN 9780810940659 (hbk.)
0810940655 (hbk.)

 
    
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