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America\'s First Daughter

America's First Daughter

(2016)
A novel by

 
In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, best-selling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Randolph - a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an American legacy.

From her earliest days, Patsy Jefferson knows that though her father loves his family dearly, his devotion to his country runs deeper still. As Thomas Jefferson's oldest daughter, she becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her mother's death, traveling with him when he becomes American minister to France.

It is in Paris, at the glittering court and among the first tumultuous days of revolution, that 15-year-old Patsy learns about her father's troubling liaison with Sally Hemings, a slave girl her own age. Meanwhile Patsy has fallen in love - with her father's protege, William Short, a staunch abolitionist and ambitious diplomat. Torn between love, principles, and the bonds of family, Patsy questions whether she can choose a life as William's wife and still be a devoted daughter.

Her choice will follow her in the years to come to Virginia farmland, Monticello, and even the White House. And as scandal, tragedy, and poverty threaten her family, Patsy must decide how much she will sacrifice to protect her father's reputation, in the process defining not just his political legacy but that of the nation he founded.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Americas First Daughter (Thorndike Historical Fiction)
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-4104-9015-7 / 978-1-4104-9015-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

March 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: America's First Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 0-06-234726-8 / 978-0-06-234726-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: America's First Daughter
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-5047-1703-1 / 978-1-5047-1703-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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March 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: America's First Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-5047-1704-X / 978-1-5047-1704-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: America's First Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   

March 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: America's First Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: America's First Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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