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McLain, Paula

Summary: After meeting and falling in love while she covered the Spanish Civil War in Madrid, Martha Gellhorn is forced to choose between her marriage to Ernest Hemingway and her career as a war correspondent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCL

Trillin, Calvin.

Summary: In a tribute to his late wife, Alice, and their relationship, the author celebrates the life of a remarkable woman who played a vital role in his life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TRILLIN, CALVIN TRI

Summary: After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife. Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Wife 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WIF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WIF

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Wi

Fowler, Therese.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Zelda Sayre meets Lieutenant Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald at a country club dance. Fitzgerald isn't rich or settled, and he wants, of all things, to be a writer in New York. No matter how wildly in love they may be, Zelda's father firmly opposes the match. But when Scott finally sells his first novel, Zelda defies her parents to board a train to New York and marry him in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOW

McLain, Paula

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McLain 2018

McLain, Paula

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCL

Fowler, Therese

Summary: A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald follows their union in defiance of her father's opposition and her abandonment of the provincial finery of her upbringing in favor of a scandalous flapper identity that gains her entry into the literary party scenes of New York, Paris and the French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

McLain, Paula.

Summary: Portrays the love affair and marriage between Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Mowrer from their Chicago meeting in 1920 to their lives during the Jazz Age in Paris, but as Ernest struggles to find his literary voice, Hadley tries to define herrole in their relationship as wife, friend, and muse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCL

McLain, Paula.

Summary: Meeting through mutual friends in Chicago, Hadley is intrigued by brash "beautiful boy" Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley makes a convincing transformation from an overprotected child to a game and brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband's career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCL

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: Alroy Kear, commissioned to write a biography of literary lion Edward Driffield, faces a dilemma when h uncovers evidence of Driffield's somewhat less-then- respectable first wife, Rosie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Cline, Sally.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FITZGERALD, ZELDA CLI

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career lows and her institutional confinement, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years. Here now, for the first time, is the story of their love in the couple's own letters. Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda consists of more than 75 percent previously unpublished or out-of-print letters as well as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FIT

Sokoloff, Alice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, HADLEY SOK

McLain, Paula.

Summary: In this fictional memoir, Hadley Hemingway chronicles the life and career of her husband, famed twentieth century writer Ernest Hemingway. Through Hadley's unique perspective, listeners get a behind-the-scenes look into the personal lives of the Lost Generation writers, including Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCL

Cullen, Lynn

Summary: Struggling to support her family in mid-nineteenth-century New York, writer Frances Osgood makes an unexpected connection with literary master Edgar Allan Poe and finds her survival complicated by her intense attraction to the writer and the scheming manipulations of his wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Arnold, Gaynor.

Summary: "In creating my [the author's] own story of Alfred and Dorothea Gibson, I have taken a novelist's liberties as I explored an imaginative path through their relationship. . . . Inspired by "threads of Dickens's own preoccupations with things strange, romantic, and melodramatic rather than realistic ... at times, characters from his novels make a transmuted appearance as characters in his life....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC ARN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARN

Green, Jane

Summary: Grace and Ted Chapman. On the surface, they seem to have it all. Beneath, what no one sees is Ted's rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted's longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. To the rescue comes Beth, a new assistant. Someone...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRE

Popoff, Alexandra.

Summary: Discusses the lives of six wives who were married to famous Russian authors, describing their dedication to their husbands' careers and the hardships they endured under the repressive policies of Russian regimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.709 POP

Spurling, Hilary.

Summary: The negative portrait of George Orwell's second wife drawn by his biographers is a travesty. Determined to set the record straight, her friend, Hilary Spurling, herself an acclaimed biographer, reveals the whole story of Sonia Orwell's sad and splendid life. - Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 Spu

Wood, Naomi.

Summary: Based upon actual love letters and telegrams, describes fictionalized accounts of the lives and thoughts of each of Ernest Hemingway's four wives, describing what it was like to be loved by the adventurous novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P WOO

Taylor, Kendall

Summary: Explores Zelda Fitzgerald's affair with French aviator Edouard Jozan, the man on whom F. Scott Fitzgerald based his famous character Jay Gatsby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TAY

Truong, Monique T. D.

Summary: Three women tell the story of their time with Lafcadio Hearn, a globetrotting writer best known for his books about Meiji-era Japan. Their accounts witness Hearn's remarkable life but also seek to witness their own existence and luminous will to live unbounded by gender, race, and the mores of their time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRU

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that MGM is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book, because she's the only one left who knows its secrets. But the moment she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LET

Wolitzer, Meg

Summary: On the eve of her husband's receipt of a prestigious literary award, Joan Castleman, who has put her own writing ambitions on hold to support her husband, evaluates her choices and decides to end the marriage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WOL

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