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As a daughter of 1812 I enjoyed it and we will have a review discussion at our next chapter meeting. These accounts give so much life to our past and imaginations run wild. Mrs. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Loretta Geick
Enjoyed the diary approach to telling the story. Dolley Madison tells the story and the historical aspect was very interesting.Published 13 months ago by CC
She did a really good job of reconstructing what life back then in Washington DC could have been like. It was enjoyable to read.Published 14 months ago by LA Lady
I am a fan of Rita Mae Brown. I enjoy her writing style and admire her ability to weave history and geography into her stories. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Paula D
I really enjoyed the thoughts of Dolley and the many minor of more obscure players in the event before, during, and after the occupation and burning of Washington, DC. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Stephen Whelan
I always enjoy Rita Mae's books and this one was no exception. I really enjoyed learning about this part of American history; it really came alive. Read morePublished 23 months ago by HJM
"Dolley" an interesting account of our 5th First Lady. Never having read much about any of the 1st Ladies of this nation, but throughly enjoying the works of Rita Mae Brown, I... Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by PCox