Biographical Fiction
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A sampling of recent books in our collection:

Banks, Russell Cloudsplitter (John Brown)
Benjamin, Melanie Aviator's Wife (Charles Lindburg); The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb; Alice I Have Been (Lewis Carrol)
Boyle, T. Coraghessan Road to Wellville (John H. Kellogg)
Brown, Amy Belding Mr. Emersonís Wife (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Brown, Rita Mae Dolley: A Novel of Dolley Madison
Buchanan, Cathy Marie The Painted Girls( Edgar Degas)
Byrd, Max Jackson: A Novel; Jefferson, A Novel; Grant, a Novel
Chase-Riboud, B. Sally Hemings: A Novel (Thomas Jefferson)
Chevalier, Tracy Girl with a Pearl Earring (Johannes Vermeer)
Cooperstein, Claire Johanna: A Novel of the Van Gogh Family
Cowell, Stephanie Marrying Mozart
Dietrich, William Scourge of God (Attila the Hun)
Erickson, Carolly Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette
Forster, Margaret Ladyís Maid (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
Fowler, Therese AnneZ: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
Garcia-Marquez, G. General in His Labyrinth (Simon Bolivar)
George, Margaret Mary Queen of Scotland & the Isles
Glancy, Diane Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea
Hambly, Barbara Emancipatorís Wife (Mary Todd Lincoln)
Henley, Virginia Woman of Passion (Elizabeth I)
Horan, Nancy Loving Frank (Frank Lloyd Wright)
Iggulden, ConnConqueror: A Novel of Kublai Khan
Keneally, ThomasSchindlerís List
Mantel, Hillary Wolf Hall (Henry VIII); Bring Up The Bones (Anne Boleyn)
McLain, PaulaThe Paris Wife (Ernest Hemingway)
Neighbor, Mary E. Speak Right On: Dred Scott, a Novel
Nevin, David Meriwether (Meriwether Lewis)
Plaidy, Jean Plantagenet Saga series
Renault, Mary Persian Boy (Alexander the Great)
Rhodes, Jewell Douglassí Women (Frederick Douglass)
Settle, Mary Lee I Roger Williams: A Fragment of Autobiography
Stachniak, EvaThe Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great
Stone, Irving Agony and the Ecstasy (Michelangelo)
Styron, William Confessions of Nat Turner
Toibin, Colm The Master (Henry James)
Truong, MoniqueBook of Salt (Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas)
Vidal, Gore Lincoln; Burr, A Novel
Vreeland, Susan Clara and Mr. Tiffany (Louis Comfort Tiffany)
Warren, Robert Penn All the Kingís Men (Huey Long)
Weir, Alison Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey


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