Wall Book Club: Traitors Wife: the Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
Thursday July 20, 2017
by Allison Pataki
A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason...Everyone knows of Benedict Arnold and his co-conspirator, Major John Andre but few know of the integral third character in the plot: a charming young woman who not only contributed to the betrayal but orchestrated it. The story is told from the perspective of Peggy’s maid, whose faith in the new nation inspires her to intervene in her mistress’s affairs even when it could cost her everything.
Location: Wall Township
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