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Meet Author and Journalist Mary Calvi

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Reading & Signing

DEAR GEORGE, DEAR MARY :A Novel of George Washington’s First Love

A novel about heiress Mary Philipse's relationship with George Washington, based on historical accounts, letters, and personal journals by nine-time New York Emmy Award-winning journalist Mary Calvi. Did unrequited love spark a flame that ignited a cause that became the American Revolution? Never before has this story about George Washington been told. Crafted from hundreds of letters, witness accounts, and journal entries, Dear George, Dear Mary explores George’s relationship with his first love, New York heiress Mary Philipse, the richest belle in Colonial America.

Earlier Event: February 21
Book Talk/Signing
Later Event: April 7
Panel Discussion