The Hamilton Affair (Prebound)
This is the passionate love story of Eliza and Alexander Hamilton, who has most recently found notoriety in a Broadway musical. Our American Revolution is depicted with chapters alternating between the viewpoints of this inspiring but imperfect couple. They give us a glimpse of some of the real founding fathers: Hamilton, Jefferson, Monroe, Madison and Burr. We also learn about this couple's marriage and personal lives during the formation of our country. The sacrifices that American's made in the name of liberty, the political strife of the times, and the Hamiltons' devotion to each other until Alexander's life ending duel is all here. Check out this love "affair" during Valentine's month. Not a romance novel, but true insightful historical fiction!— laurie
Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the Marquis de Lafayette, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from tremulous beginning to bittersweet ending--his at a dueling ground on the shores of the Hudson River, hers more than half a century later after a brave, successful life. With flawless writing, brilliantly drawn characters, and epic scope, The Hamilton Affair will take its place among the greatest novels of American history ever written.
About the Author
Elizabeth Cobbs is a historian, novelist, and documentary filmmaker. She is the author of four books on American history and a winner of the Allan Nevins Prize. Her novel Broken Promises: A Novel of the Civil War won the San Diego Book Award.