Lady Clementine


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$16.99  $15.80
Sourcebooks Landmark
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5.5 X 8.1 X 1.2 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Marie Benedictis a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premier law firms and for Fortune 500 companies. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in history and art history and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law. Marie, the author of The Other Einstein, Carnegie's Maid, The Only Woman in the Room, and Lady Clementine, views herself as an archaeologist of sorts, telling the untold stories of women. She lives in Pittsburgh with her family.


"A fascinating fictionalized account of the consummate political wife." -- People
"A true tale of Clementine's ferocity and ambition through political unrest and two world wars, the novel spotlights one of the most influential behind-the-scenes women of her time." -- Parade
"[A] fascinating historical novel about Clementine, Winston Churchill's wife, keen political partner, and trusted confidant." -- Christian Science Monitor
"This outstanding story deserves wide readership. Fans of historical fiction, especially set around World War II; readers who appreciate strong, intelligent female leads; or those who just want to read a compelling page-turner will enjoy this gem of a novel." -- Library Journal, Starred Review
"A rousing tale of ambition and love." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Well-researched, illuminating account of a complex, intelligent woman." -- Booklist
"Winning...the personality of Clementine reverberates in this intimate, first-person account. An intriguing novel, and the focus on the heroic counsel of a woman that has national and international impacts will resonate." -- Publishers Weekly
"With a historian's eye and a writer's heart, Benedict provides an unforgettable glimpse into the private world of a brilliant woman whose impact and influence on world events deserves to be acknowledged." -- Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family House and The Wartime Sisters
"The atmospheric prose of Marie Benedict draws me in every single time. Lady Clementine's powerful and spirited story is both compelling and immersive. Benedict fully inhabits the measured and intelligent voice of Clementine Churchill. Entranced throughout, I discovered the secrets behind a familiar story I thought I knew. Deftly moving from the early nineteen hundreds through World War II, Benedict skillfully paints a vivid picture of the times and life of Clementine, the remarkable woman who was the steady force beside Winston Churchill." -- Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis