The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York
- Author: Patricia Cline Cohen
- Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
- Published: August 1998
- ISBN-10: 0679412913
- ISBN-13: 9780679412915
- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1998
- Subject: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
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Evoking the frenetic city life and sexual mores of early nineteenth-century America, a historian reconstructs the life of a servant girl from Maine who became a highly paid courtesan, and celebrated murder victim, in New York in 1836. 10,000 first printing.
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