Mount Vernon Love Story
By Mary Higgins Clark. ISBN 0-931917-40-9. Copyright 1968, 2002 by The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. Copyright renewed 1996. Hardcover with 223 pages.
When originally published in 1969, Ms. Clark chose Mary Ball Washington's family motto, "Aspire to the Heavens" as the title for this, her first novel. All events, dates, scenes and characters in this novel of George and Martha Washington's love story are based on historical research.