America's First DaughterBook - 2016
As Thomas Jefferson's oldest daughter, Patsy becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her mother's death. She travels with him when he becomes American minister to France. It is in Paris that Patsy learns about her father's liaison with Sally Hemings, a slave girl her own age. Meanwhile, Patsy has fallen in love with her father's protégé William Short, a staunch abolitionist and ambitious diplomat. Her choices will follow her in the years to come, and as scandal, tragedy, and poverty threaten her family Patsy must decide how much she will sacrifice to protect her father's reputation.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, c2016
Branch Call Number: FIC Dray
Characteristics: 590 pages, [16 pages] ; 20 cm