Defending Alice : a novel of love and race in the roaring twenties / Richard Stratton.
- ISBN: 9780063115460
- ISBN: 0063115468
- Physical Description: 566 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First HarperVia edition
- Publisher: New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.
In a novel based on a real-life case, 1920s New York society is set ablaze when Alice Jones, a working-class woman with at least one black parent, marries Leonard "Kip" Rhinelander, the son of a wealthy, prominent family, who makes international headlines after he sues for annulment, accusing her of hiding her "Negro blood."
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