A NovelBook - 2018
Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 356 pages ; 24 cm