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Catherine Sophia's Elbow

a love story by
Darla K. Crist

2nd Edition
ISBN 978-1-61019-109-8
Paperback list price $10.50 US

This historical fiction novel in verse introduces readers to Catherine Sophia Boucher at the moment she marries poet-painter William Blake. The once-illiterate daughter of a market gardener faces poverty and obscurity while she devotes herself to learning the book-making trade, eventually becoming Blake’s partner in every way. Through meticulous research and masterful word-craft, Darla K. Crist lifts the veil on the woman behind the man, revealing the bitter and the sweet of marriage to an intense visionary.

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single copy: $10.50 US


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  • 3-pack: $22 US
  • 6-pack: $45 US

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