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Edna Healey - Emma Darwin - 9780747262480 - KKD0001644
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Emma Darwin

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Description for Emma Darwin Paperback. A major biography of Emma Darwin of whom the author writes: 'Darwin's debt to Emma can never be fully estimated. Without her he might have been a clever man who yet achieved nothing' Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: BGH; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 258. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Much has been written about Charles Darwin but this is the first biography of his strong, intelligent wife. Emma Wedgwood, granddaughter of the famous Josiah, married Charles Darwin in 1839, three years after he returned from his extraordinary voyage on the Beagle. Their life together was intellectually exciting though overshadowed by personal tragedy. Edna Healey has discovered new, and hitherto unpublished, material and has had the full support of the Darwin family in writing this major biography.

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About Edna Healey
Edna Healey read English at Oxford and has lectured widely on literature and history. Her book LADY UNKNOWN, a biography of Angela Burdett-Coutts, received the Yorkshire Post Literary Award. She is married to former Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey.

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Emma...emerges as a warmly three-dimensional woman in this well-researched life
Sunday Telegraph

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