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Subject: Dolley by Rita Mae Brown?
Date Posted: 2/10/2010 10:48 AM ET
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Does anyone know anything about this book?



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Date Posted: 2/10/2010 4:08 PM ET
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It's a biographical novel about Dolley Madison, right? I have a vague recollection of seeing a review on Historical Fiction Online. I'm just not sure if it was before or after the move to the new site.

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 5:20 PM ET
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Thanks Genie, I should have made it more clear.  Yes it is a fictional account of Dolley Madison, there are only 4 reviews of it on Amazon 2 Yay, 1 eh and 1 nay.  Oh well I am going to give it a try. 

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 6:09 PM ET
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Yeah, you be our guinea pig and then we'll know whether to read it.

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 7:05 PM ET
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I have a book of her poetry, if that helps any (grin) 

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 7:11 PM ET
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I read a bio of her in 3rd grade and had to do a book report on it.  I got a b+ cause Miss Haines was stingey with A's. LOL

I remember finding her interesting, but David Cassidy was more so.  I'll give it a try.:P

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 7:55 PM ET
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doesn't Rita Mae Brown write pulp-y stuff? or am i confusing her....

Date Posted: 2/10/2010 8:20 PM ET
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I don't know that I would call it pulp. But she writes these cat mysteries, I think. Not my kind of thang, but she's very popular.