Dolley: a novel of Dolley Madison in love and war

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Bantam, 1994 - Fiction - 382 pages
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From the provocative pen of bestselling author Rita Mae Brown comes a fresh and fascinating novel that brings to life a well-loved legend: Dolley Madison. Wife of the fourth president, the real Dolley is revealed through an imagined diary she might have kept during 1814, her most tumultuous year--when the U.S. was again at war with Great Britain.

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User Review  - Kerri - Goodreads

I gave up on reading this book. The writing was too dry for me. Read full review

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User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I enjoyed this! Didn't really know anything about Dolley Madison and learned quite a bit. Also learned about the War of 1812. Written in a very enjoyable and very readable manner. Read full review

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Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of several books. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and poet, she lives in Afton, Virginia.
Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on fifteen previous Mrs. Murphy mysteries: Wish You Were Here; Rest in Pieces; Murder at Monticello; Pay Dirt; Murder, She Meowed; Murder on the Prowl; Cat on the Scent; Pawing Through the Past; Claws and Effect; Catch as Cat Can; The Tail of the Tip-Off; Whisker of Evil; Cat's Eyewitness; Sour Puss; and Puss 'n Cahoots, in addition to Sneaky Pie's Cookbook for Mystery Lovers.

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