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Bennet in Pride and Prejudice as the most grasping, husband hunting mother imaginable, however my assumptions have been proved totally unfounded in A Well-Behaved Woman, a new bio-fic by Therese Anne Fowler, New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.
Applying her skill at thorough, in-depth historical research and thought provoking fictional characterization Fowler has re-imagined Alva in my mind.
Alva Erskin Smith was born in into a privileged but impoverished southern aristocratic family.
Educated in France, her mother died young and her father, also gravely ill, returns with his children to New York city in hopes of re-connecting with family and friends. One of his daughters must marry well to save their starving family.
William Kissam Vanderbilt, grandson of Cornelus Vanderbilt, was soon her best bet. Like many challenges in her life, those in her radar are soon overtaken, and they marry in Their union would be the social event of the season, and help improve the Vanderbilts social standing.
As we watch Alva pull the Vanderbilts up the steep social ladder of New York in the Gilded Age, a fascinating story emerges revealing her many talents.
With the Vanderbilt money behind her, she builds mansions, has three children, heads up charitable organizations and throws lavish parties.
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History has not been kind to Alva on that front preferring to only remember the scandalous divorce that ensued, but there is much of her life that warrants the well-behaved woman that the title of this book teasingly professes.
Eleanor Roosevelt who ironically is in the book is often credited as the author of this quote that may have inspired the title of the novel: Well-behaved women seldom make history.
I think the author is having a bit of fun here. Most of society would not have said she was a well-behaved woman of her generation! Awash in the decadence of an era in American history that created industrial tycoons and the women behind them, a Well-Behaved Woman is a well-deserved rediscovery of the life of a fascinating woman retold with sensitivity and spirit.new york couples on love, friendship, and the importance of pride To Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe was not simply her friend, nor her lover, but her "co-conspirator in survival.".
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