Quarter-leather edition with a special introduction by Alan Dershowitz. ‘Lost Love’ is an account of the 1869 murder of Albert Richardson describes how a jealous Daniel McFarland killed Richardson, his ex-wife’s lover, in a case that prompted a seething debate on the sanctity of marriage and the rights of women.
“History at its best — dramatic, riveting, and heart-rending.” — Doris Kearns Goodwin
“Lost Love is a true and fascinating story of a great Civil War romance. Smooth and clever in its weaving of the tale, it is scrupulous in attending to the truth.” — Judith Rossner
“vivid personalities become the basis of a near-operatic, true-life tale… handled with Victorian delicacy.” — The New York Times