An Englishwoman in California: The Letters of Catherine Hubback 1871-76.
Edited by Zoe Klippert. Hubback [1818-1877] was a daughter of Jane Austen's brother Francis and his wife Mary Gibson. When her husband became ill, she had to take care of herself and her children with help from family. Catherine followed one of her sons to live in Oakland, California, where she witnessed a wondrous era of the Bay Area. Klippert adds notes on people and places, and rounds out Catherine's life in her introductory bio. A successful writer and novelist, Catherine wrote great letters! Interesting details for those interested in California history. The Bodleian Library, Oxford. 2010. List price $40. NEW. $35.00