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Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov

Véra( )
Author: Schiff, Stacy
Publication Date:Feb 2011
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Modern Library
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $54.00
Book Description:

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for biography and hailed by critics as both "monumental" ("The Boston Globe") and "utterly romantic" ("New York" magazine), Stacy Schiff's "VEra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)" brings to shimmering life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time. Vladimir Nabokov--the EmigrE author of "Lolita; Pale Fire;" and "Speak, Memory"--wrote his books first for himself, second for his wife, VEra, and third for no one at...
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Author Biography
Schiff, Stacy (Author)
Stacy Schiff was born on October 26, 1961 in Adams, Massachusetts. She received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1982. She was a Senior Editor at Simon and Schuster until 1990. She is the author of several nonfiction books including Saint-Exupéry: A Biography about Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Cleopatra: A Life, and The Witches: Salem 1692. She won the Pulitzer Prize for biography for Véra: Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov in 2000.


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