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Bits of Travel (1868-1869, Abridged, Annotated) Helen Hunt Jackson

Bits of Travel (1868-1869, Abridged, Annotated)

Helen Hunt Jackson

Published March 12th 2014
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Kindle Edition
326 pages
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Famed poet, traveler, and advocate for the rights of Native Americans, Helen Hunt (later Helen Hunt Jackson) penned this lively and interesting tale of her trip to Europe in the late 1860s. Rome, Venice, and Munich, among others, are on her itineraryMoreFamed poet, traveler, and advocate for the rights of Native Americans, Helen Hunt (later Helen Hunt Jackson) penned this lively and interesting tale of her trip to Europe in the late 1860s. Rome, Venice, and Munich, among others, are on her itinerary and she takes you along.Helen Maria Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) was a childhood friend of Emily Dickinson and was a national figure during her lifetime. Ralph Waldo Emerson admired Jacksons poetry and she was supported by prominent newspaper editors by the publication of her works advocating for Native Americans.But that was in the future. During this trip to Europe, she was attempting to heal from the loss of her husband and two sons to disease and accident.For the first time, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones.Be sure to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover above or download a sample.