Karen Kondazian - The Whip

Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 7:00pm

Order a signed copyin conversation with Peter Robinson
Karen Kondazian talks about her novel The Whip ($15.00). This work is inspired by the true story of Charlotte “Charley” Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, her husband was lynched and her baby killed. Dressed as a man, she went to California to track down the murderer. Peter Robinson is the head of the San Francisco Literary Society.

 

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The Whip: A Novel Inspired by the Story of Charley Parkhurst Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781601823021
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC - October 22nd, 2011

The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love and had a child. Her husband was lynched and her baby killed. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track down the murder.