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A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

Stacy Schiff - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 489 pages
Reveals how Benjamin Franklin outmaneuvered hostile colleagues, British spies, French informers, and other challenges to convince France to underwrite America's experiment in ...
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A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

Stacy Schiff - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 528 pages
Reveals how Benjamin Franklin outmaneuvered hostile colleagues, British spies, French informers, and other challenges to convince France to underwrite America's experiment in ...
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Cleopatra: A Life

Stacy Schiff - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 432 pages
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx ...
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Cleopatra: A Life

Stacy Schiff - Egypt - 2010 - 368 pages
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The Witches: Salem, 1692

Stacy Schiff - History - 2015 - 512 pages
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw ...
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Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years

Brian Boyd - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 783 pages
The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success ...
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Vladimir Nabokov

Barbara Wyllie - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 223 pages
Best known for his deeply controversial 1955 novel, Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) is celebrated as one of the most distinctive literary stylists of the twentieth century ...
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