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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: Who was Alice Pleasance Liddell? Tired of being known only as Alice in Wonderland, eighty-year-old Alice mines her way to the heart of this question, and speaks of the implacable mother who raised her, of the prince who loved her, of the sons she sent off to war, and of the love affair that shattered her life. Alice reflects on the halcyon days at Oxford: days of great privilege and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel about New York's "Swans" (socialites) of the 1950s--and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Mid-nineteenth-century little person Mercy Levinia Warren Bump comes of age in the antebellum south before being invited to join the P. T. Barnum circus, through which she meets her future husband, General Tom Thumb, and pursues limitless international opportunities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America's most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2013

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: When Truman Capote gains access to New York high society, he builds an unlikely friendship with socialite Babe Paley.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: For much of her life, Anne Morrow has stood in the shadows of those around her. Then Anne, a college senior, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family. There she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her world will be changed forever. The two marry in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Benjamin, Melanie

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Summary: A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue. In March 1940, the Nazis sweep Paris and immediately take up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Now in her twilight years, Alice Liddell looks back on a remarkable life. From a pampered childhood in Oxford to difficult years as a widowed mother, Alice examines how she became who she is--and how she became immortalized as Alice in Wonderland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Alice Liddell Hargreaves's life has been a richly woven tapestry. As a young woman, wife, mother, and widow, she's experienced intense passion, great privilege, and greater tragedy. But as she nears her eighty-first birthday, she knows that, to the world around her, she is and will always be only "Alice." Her life was permanently dog-eared at one fateful moment in her tenth year, the golden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC BEN

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America's most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends, screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

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Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife. It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley and her friends, the alluring socialite Swans. But beneath this elegantly composed exterior dwells a passionate woman, desperately longing for true love and connection. Enter Truman Capote. Through Babe, Truman gains unparalleled access to the scandal and gossip of Babe's powerful circle. Babe never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and vibrant older sister, who often steals the spotlight. Then Anne, a college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family. There she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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