Lenore Hart, author of Becky, explores love, loss, the afterlife, and American literature's most haunted and demonized literary figure, by imagining the real, beating heart of the woman who loved and inspired him — and whose absence ultimately destroyed him.
The Raven's Bride: A Novel of Eliza Allen and Sam Houston
She lives in Virginia with novelist David Poyer and their daughter, Naia. Search Results.
The Raven's Bride. The Tennessee press was well represented at the Nashville Inn and the marital problems between the states first couple was the subject of considerable publicity.
One paper claimed Houston abused Eliza. Robert Allen D-TN told the Governor he was ruined politically, and Houston replied that he was also ruined personally and spiritually. Within a week Houston resigned the governorship and moved to Arkansas.
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For the next four years he had a significant problem with alcohol, but he was eventually able to turn his life around. He did not take it off until when at the age of 47 he married 21 year old Margaret Lea. They had 8 children including a future U. Senator from Texas.
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The couple was still together when he died at the age of He was not overweight, but he has been seriously wounded in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. He was struck by an arrow in the upper thigh and he was shot in the shoulder.
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Eddy fails his way through West Point and the army yet each time he returns to Baltimore, their friendship grows. As Sissy trains for a musical career, her childhood crush turns to love.
When she's thirteen, Eddy proposes. But as their happy life darkens, Sissy endures Poe's abrupt disappearances, self-destructive moods, and alcoholic binges. When she falls ill, his greatest fear— that he'll lose the woman he loves— drives him both madness, and to his greatest literary achievement. Part ghost story, part love story, this provocative novel explores the mysterious, shocking relationship between Edgar Allan Poe and young Sissy Clemm, his cousin, muse and great love.
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