Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
St. Martin's Press
On Sale: September 4, 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
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The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former
slave and the only woman to ever serve with the legendary
"Here's the first thing you
need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of
a daughter of queen and my mama never let me forget
Though born into bondage on a "miserable
tobacco farm" in Little Dixie, Missouri, Cathy Williams was
never allowed to considered herself a slave. According to
her mother, she was a captive, bound by her noble warrior
blood to escape the enemy. Her means of deliverance is Union
general Phillip Henry "Smash 'em Up" Sheridan, the
outcast of West Point who takes the rawboned, prideful young
woman into service. At war's end, having tasted freedom,
Cathy refuses to return to servitude and makes the
monumental decision to disguise herself as a man and join
the Army's legendary Buffalo Soldiers.
Alone now in
the ultimate man's world, Cathy must fight not only for her
survival and freedom, but she vows to never give up on
finding her mother, her little sister, and the love of the
only man strong and noble enough to win her heart. Inspired
by the stunning, true story of Private Williams, this
American heroine comes to vivid life in a sweeping and
magnificent tale about one woman's fight for respect and
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