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Life of Virginia

BC alumna Beverly Mayne Kienzle has penned a biography of her grandmother, Virginia Cary Hudson (1894-1954), whose collection of essays, published after her death, sold more than a million copies and was on the New York Times Best Seller list for more than 60 weeks. Virginia Cary Hudson, the Jigs & Juleps! Girl: Her Life & Writings (iUniverse, 2016) contains never before published photos, poems, drawings, and excerpts from letters, all by Hudson, as well as Hudson’s own accounts of experiences when she accompanied her horseman husband to race tracks from Kentucky to Cuba to Las Vegas. Kienzle is a retired Harvard Divinity School professor who has published a dozen books and some 70 articles in her field. More from Broadway World.