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Description - My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray

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 an American 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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781408711187
ISBN-10: 1408711184
Format: Paperback / softback
(199mm x 130mm x 42mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Little, Brown
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephanie Dray

Stephanie Dray (Author) Stephanie Dray is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling and award-nominated author of historical women's fiction. Her work has been translated into six different languages, was nominated for RWA's RITA Award, and won NJRW's Golden Leaf. She is a frequent panelist and presenter at national writing conventions and lives near the nation's capital. Laura Kamoie is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction. She holds a doctoral degree in early American history from The College of William and Mary, published two non-fiction books on early America, and most recently held the position of Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy before transitioning to a full-time career writing fiction. Laura lives among the colonial charm of Annapolis, Maryland, with her husband and two daughters.

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