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Enjoyable read about a legendary historical figure and a pivotal time in American and Washington (DC) history that generally gets minimal coverage. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kindle Customer in Jville
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 18 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 20 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 21 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 22 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 on July 9, 2013 by Stephen Whelan
Read this book years ago and have been wanting to add it to my collection ever since. The format of the book is unusual (letters/journals), but it is a great read and historically... Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Mary Kindig