Indiscretions along virtue avenue : [large print] confessions of Sadie Orchard / Harper Courtland.

By: Courtland, Harper
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020. ©2019Description: 395 p. (large print) ; 22 cmISBN: 9781432859473Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): Orchard, Sadie, 1859-1943 -- Fiction | Businesswomen -- Fiction | Brothels -- FictionGenre/Form: History. | Large type books.Summary: LARGE PRINT. This highly researched novel follows the life of Sadie Orchard, a real historical character, born Sarah Jane Creech in Mills County, Iowa, in 1859. A prostitute, Sadie moved into Kingston, New Mexico Territory, in 1886, claiming to be from London. Within a year, she had her own brothel on Virtue Avenue. Outrageous stories abound about Sadie, but some find it plausible that she employed dynamite in an attempted murder. Harper Courtland blends the myths with known details of Sadie's life, adds an element of the supernatural, and lets Sadie fill in the rest.
List(s) this item appears in: 2021 LARGE PRINT Winter/Spring | 2021 Winter/Spring Catalog
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LARGE PRINT. This highly researched novel follows the life of Sadie Orchard, a real historical character, born Sarah Jane Creech in Mills County, Iowa, in 1859. A prostitute, Sadie moved into Kingston, New Mexico Territory, in 1886, claiming to be from London. Within a year, she had her own brothel on Virtue Avenue. Outrageous stories abound about Sadie, but some find it plausible that she employed dynamite in an attempted murder. Harper Courtland blends the myths with known details of Sadie's life, adds an element of the supernatural, and lets Sadie fill in the rest.

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