Heaven's Bride

The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman

by Leigh Eric Schmidt

Hardcover, 335 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $28.95 | purchase

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Heaven's Bride
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The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman
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Leigh Eric Schmidt

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Traces the life of the nineteenth-century activist for women's rights and free speech, featuring her arrests for promoting progressive views about sexuality and her role as a case subject by an early Freudian scholar.