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), The Daring Ladies of Lowell, and A Touch of Stardust. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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The Dressmaker

3.46 avg rating — 26,576 ratings — published 2012 — 36 editions
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The Daring Ladies of Lowell

3.61 avg rating — 7,185 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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A Touch of Stardust

3.63 avg rating — 4,440 ratings — published 2015 — 15 editions
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The Hollywood Daughter

3.46 avg rating — 1,743 ratings — published 2017 — 8 editions
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A Costureira

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“Life is an act—most of it, anyway. Get out there today and pretend you’re in charge, for goodness’ sake. Do you hear me? Lift up your head and pretend.” A flicker of a smile passed over her face. “It’s the secret to everything.”
Kate Alcott, The Dressmaker

“My dear, here is lesson number one for using opportunity; waste no time on false humility. Tell the world about your achievements don't wait for someone else to do it.”
Kate Alcott, The Dressmaker

“You have to humor them you know." Lucile sighed lightly as the door closed. "Men can be boring, but they are necessary. One needs to learn to work around them. Don't you think so?”
Kate Alcott, The Dressmaker
tags: men


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