|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2015.||First edition.||Little, Brown and Company||xiv, 498 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm||English|| |
Aurora Hills - Adult Nonfiction
Central - Adult Nonfiction has 2
Cherrydale - Adult Nonfiction
When Franklin embarked, the colonies were without money, munitions, gunpowder or common cause; like all adolescents, they were to discover that there was a difference between declaring independence and achieving it. To close that gap Franklin...
Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and hailed by critics as both "monumental" (Boston Globe) and "utterly romantic" (New York magazine), Stacy Schiff's Véra, the story of Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov, brings to shimmering life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time. Vladimir Nabokov—the émigré author of Lolita, Pale Fire, and Speak, Memory—wrote his books first for himself, second for his wife Véra, and third...
Thirty-two essays—many never before published—of life in Paris from writers who were drawn by the city's charms to take up residence there.
In thirty-two personal essays, more than half of which are published here for the first time, authors describe how they were seduced by Paris—and then began to see things differently. They came to write, to cook, to find love, to study, to raise children, to escape, or to live the