The life of US Civil War nurse and soldier Emma Edmonds is discussed by New York Times bestselling author, Karen Abbott. Karen is the author of SIN IN THE SECOND CITY, AMERICAN ROSE, and, LIAR TEMPTRESS SOLDIER SPY, named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, Amazon, and Flavorwire, and optioned by Sony for a miniseries. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book.
This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women.
Hear elected officials, academics, mothers, filmmakers, authors, activists, CEO’s, and more offer snapshots of these women’s lives, from the headliners to the lesser-known gems. A project by Chick History.