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ABOUT THE BOOK
I n 1865, Vita Tenney is determined to become a doctor like her father. But when her father tells her she must get married instead, Vita explores every means of escape — and thinks she finds one in Civil War soldier Jacob Culhane. . . Read More
Martha Conway is the author of several novels including The Underground River, which was a New York Times Book Editor’s Choice (entitled The Floating Theatre in the U.K.). Her novel Thieving Forest won the North American Book Award for Best Historical Fiction.
Born in Ohio and one of seven sisters, Martha now makes her home in California. She teaches creative writing for Stanford University’s OWC program.