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Tom Reiss
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TOM REISS is the author of the international bestseller The Orientalist. He lives in New York City. 

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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $16.00

Winner of the Pulitizer Prize and The PEN Literary Prize/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography


Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte... Read more >

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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $27.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

By the author of the internationally bestselling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history’s great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar. His swashbuckling exploits appear in The Three Musketeers, and his triumphs... Read more >

The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Orientalist
Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $17.00

A thrilling page-turner of epic proportions, Tom Reiss’s panoramic bestseller tells the true story of a Jew who transformed himself into a Muslim prince in Nazi Germany. Lev Nussimbaum escaped the Russian Revolution in a camel caravan and, as “Essad Bey,” became a celebrated author with the enduring novel Ali and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Orientalist
Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 15, 2005
Price: $13.99

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