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Love and Ruin
Love and Ruin 
By McLain, Paula
2018-05 - Ballantine Books
9781101967386 Check Our Catalog

The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.

In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of …More

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Loving Frank
Loving Frank 
By Horan, Nancy
2007-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345494993 Check Our Catalog

Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award (2008)

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Nancy Horan brilliantly blends together fact and fiction in Loving Frank, her compelling debut novel about the relationship between legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, the wife of a couple whose home Wright built in 1904. …More

The Chaperone
The Chaperone 
By Moriarty, Laura
2012-06 - Riverhead Books
9781594487019 Check Our Catalog

A captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in 1922, and the summer that would change them both. …More

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald 
By Fowler, Therese Anne
2013-03 - St. Martins Press-3pl
9781250028655 Check Our Catalog


When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is 17 years old and he is a young army lieutenant. Before long, the "ungettable" Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability: Scott isn't prominent or even a Southerner, and keeps insisting that his writing will bring him both fortune and fame.

HPL …More


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