Karen Abbott Karen Abbott is the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and American Rose. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City with her husband and two African Grey parrots who do a mean Ethel Merman. She's at work on her next book, a true story of the Civil War told through the perspectives of four women who risked everything for their cause. Visit her online at www.KarenAbbott.net.
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