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    • My Notorious Life

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Manning
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 19 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259

    A brilliant rendering of a scandalous historical figure, Kate Manning's My Notorious Life is an ambitious, thrilling novel introducing Axie Muldoon, a fiery heroine for the ages. Axie's story begins on the streets of 1860s New York. The impoverished child of Irish immigrants, she grows up to become one of the wealthiest and most controversial women of her day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A compelling story, but an awful reader

    • By Kristin on 11-16-15

    Regular price: $28.30

    • My Notorious Life by Madame X

    • By: Kate Manning
    • Narrated by: Marcella Riordan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Axie Muldoon, the headstrong daughter of poor Irish immigrants, grows up to become the most successful - and controversial - midwife of her time. 'Saved' from poverty by a well-meaning philanthropist, Axie is sent West. However, she soon returns to New York, and is taken in by a Manhattan doctor. There she learns the craft that she will live by - and later fight for. As a purveyor of 'lunar tonic for the relief of female complaints' she rises from the gutter to the glitter of 5th Avenue high society.

    Regular price: $21.68