Meg Powers is the daughter of the President of the United States. She's about to start college. She's living through the worst year of her life. In June, Meg was kidnapped by terroristsbrutalized, starved, and left for dead. She was shackled in a deserted mine shaft and had to smash the bones in her own hand to escape. Meg Powers survived the unthinkable. Ahead of her is the grueling physical therapy to heal her broken body, and the challenge of leaving the safety of the White House for her freshman year at college. But harder still than the physical and social challenges ahead are her shattered sense of self and her family. Will she ever forgive her mother, the President, for her "can not, have not, and will not negotiate with terrorists" stanceeven when it came to her own daughter? And, can Meg forgive herself for having the strength, the intelligence, and the wit to survive? In a brilliant tour de force, Ellen Emerson White tells her most ambitious and intense story about a most unlikely, but deeply affecting, heroine. Ellen Emerson Whitestarted writing about Meg Powers in The President's Daughterand continued in White House Autumnand Long Live the Queen(coming in 2008 from Feiwel and Friends). When Ellen is not writing, she's watching the Red Sox. She lives in New York City.White, Ellen Emerson is the author of 'Long May She Reign ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780312367671 and ISBN 0312367678.