A Passionate Usefulness: The Life and Literary Labors of Hannah Adams.
The first American to earn respect and a living as a writer was Hannah Adams [1755-1831]. She wrote about New England history, religions, and Jewish history & was recognized on both sides of the Atlantic. This is the first full-length biography. A well-researched study of a remarkable person. UVA Press, 2004, Hb, dj. Orig pub at $45. NEW. $20.00