Louisa Thomas


Louisa Thomas wrote a biography of Louisa Catherine Adams, published by Penguin Press. Thomas is a contributor to Grantland. She is the author of Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family--A Test of Will and Faith in World War I. Previously, Thomas was on the editorial staff of the New Yorker. She is a graduate of Harvard College.

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An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed the greatest transformations of her time.