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American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt

Authors: Thornton, Stephanie Marie
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC041000, FIC027200
ISBN: 9780451490919, Related ISBNs: 0451490908, 0451490916, 1984846949, 1984846957, 9780451490902
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 448,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “As juicy and enlightening as a page in Meghan Markle's diary.”InStyle

“Presidential darling, America’s sweetheart, national rebel: Teddy Roosevelt’s swashbuckling daughter Alice springs to life in this raucous anthem to a remarkable woman.”—Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress


A sweeping novel from renowned author Stephanie Marie Thornton...


Alice may be the president's daughter, but she's nobody's darling. As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the gum-chewing, cigarette-smoking, poker-playing First Daughter discovers that the only way for a woman to stand out in Washington is to make waves—oceans of them. With the canny sophistication of the savviest politician on the Hill, Alice uses her celebrity to her advantage, testing the limits of her power and the seductive thrill of political entanglements.

But Washington, DC is rife with heartaches and betrayals, and when Alice falls hard for a smooth-talking congressman it will take everything this rebel has to emerge triumphant and claim her place as an American icon. As Alice soldiers through the devastation of two world wars and brazens out a cutting feud with her famous Roosevelt cousins, it's no wonder everyone in the capital refers to her as the Other Washington Monument—and Alice intends to outlast them all.
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