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Kate Alcott
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Kate Alcott is the pseudonym for journalist Patricia O’Brien, who has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction. As Kate Alcott, she is the author of The Dressmaker, a New York Times bestseller. She lives with her husband in Washington, D.C.

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The Daring Ladies of Lowell
A Novel
Written by Kate Alcott


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

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October 28, 2014
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The Daring Ladies of Lowell

Written by Kate Alcott


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

Eager to escape life on her family’s farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of “the mill girls.”  The hours are long and the conditions are bad, but Alice soon finds a true friend in Lovey Cornell, a saucy, strong-willed girl who... Read more >

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The Daring Ladies of Lowell
A Novel
Written by Kate Alcott


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $25.95

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker comes a moving historical novel about a bold young woman drawn to the looms of Lowell, Massachusetts--and to the one man with whom she has no business falling in love.
 
Eager to escape life on her family’s farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in... Read more >

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The Dressmaker

Written by Kate Alcott


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she’s had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on the Titanic. Once on board, Tess catches the eye of two men—a kind sailor and an enigmatic Chicago businessman—who offer differing views of... Read more >

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The Dressmaker

Written by Kate Alcott


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $25.95

Just in time for the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic comes a vivid, romantic, and relentlessly compelling historical novel about a spirited young woman who survives the disaster only to find herself embroiled in the media frenzy left in the wake of the tragedy.

Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks... Read more >

The Dressmaker

Written by Kate Alcott


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $9.99

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February 17, 2015
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A Touch of Stardust
A Novel
Written by Kate Alcott


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $25.00

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A Touch of Stardust
A Novel
Written by Kate Alcott


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $12.99

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