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Miss Emily

The Dickinson household in Amherst is saved from domestic chaos with the arrival of Irish maid Ada Concannon. Her friendship with Emily the middle daughter is tested when Ada’s personal safety and reputation is violated, and Emily finds herself tasked with defending her maid against her own family and those she loves, with shocking consequences.

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