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My Dear Hamilton

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
Love Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton?
Discover the untold story of the brilliant
Eliza Schuyler Hamilton!


Coming of age in revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler is proud to champion the fight for independence. And when she meets Alexander Hamilton, Washington's penniless but passionate right hand man, she's captivated by the young officer's charisma and brilliance. Despite the perilous times and Alexander's background, they fall in love and are soon married.

From glittering balls to bloody street riots, the Hamiltons are at the centre of it all - including America's first sex scandal, which forces Eliza to struggle through heartbreak and betrayal to find forgiveness. And when a duel destroys Eliza's hard-won peace, the grieving widow fights her husband's enemies to preserve Alexander's legacy.

But long-buried secrets threaten everything Eliza believes about her marriage and her own legacy. Questioning her tireless devotion to the man and country that have broken her heart, she's left with one last battle - to understand the flawed man she married and imperfect union he could never have created without her . . .

Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie use thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza's story as it's never been told before - not just as the wronged wife but as a strong woman who shaped a legacy in her own right.

'Full of history, engaging characters who shimmer on each page, and a tremendous love story, this is a book for everyone' Karen White, New York Times bestselling author

'An unforgettable story of the woman behind Hamilton - a triumph!' Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author

'My Dear Hamilton is the book of the year' Kate Quinn, USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network

'Historical fiction at its most addictive!' Stephanie Thornton, author of The Tiger Queens

'An incredible, surprising, and altogether lovely tribute to the woman who stood beside one of the most unknowable, irascible, energetic, and passionate of men' Lars Hedbor, author of The Path: Tales from a Revolution

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"My Dear Hamilton is a fascinating work of historical fiction, beautifully crafted and richly detailed. If you think you already know Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, her role in the founding of our country, her marriage, and her heartbreak, you’ll marvel at the woman you meet in this compelling novel." - Jennifer Chiaverini

"Following their stunning success in America’s First Daughter, Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamois have penned an unforgettable story of the woman behind Hamilton [...] My Dear Hamilton is a masterpiece that is both intimate in detail and epic in scope—a triumph!" - Pam Jenoff

"My Dear Hamilton is a superbly written, meticulously researched homage to the birth of America [...] At once a wartime drama, a woman’s coming of age, and a lesson on politics that resonates in today’s world, My Dear Hamilton is the book of the year." - Kate Quinn

"Eliza Hamilton assumes her rightful place as one of America’s founding mothers as she guides first her husband and then her fledgling nation into the annals of history. My Dear Hamilton is historical fiction at its most addictive!" - Stephanie Thornton

"No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book [...] Full of history, engaging characters who shimmer on each page, and a tremendous love story, this is a book for everyone." - Karen White

"If you’ve ever wanted to banter with Hamilton or share a dish of tea with the Marquis de Lafayette, open the covers of My Dear Hamiltonand step right in to Eliza Hamilton’s parlor [...] The gang’s all there!" - Lauren Willig

"Beautifully written and meticulously researched, this stunning novel captures the courage, strength, and kindness of the remarkable woman behind Alexander Hamilton. A fascinating read!" - Ellen Marie Wiseman


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Hardback Editions

April 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 0-06-281982-8 / 978-0-06-281982-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 0-06-246616-X / 978-0-06-246616-7 (USA edition)
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March 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 0-06-279192-3 / 978-0-06-279192-4 (USA edition)
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April 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: discover Eliza's story . . . perfect for fans of hit musical Hamilton!
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-4087-1118-4 / 978-1-4087-1118-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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April 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-5384-9982-7 / 978-1-5384-9982-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Original
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April 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-5384-9984-3 / 978-1-5384-9984-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
ISBN: 1-5384-9983-5 / 978-1-5384-9983-2 (USA edition)
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April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: HarperAudio
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: HarperAudio
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April 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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April 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: My Dear Hamilton: discover Eliza's story . . . perfect for fans of hit musical Hamilton!
Author(s): Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU