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Amanda Foreman

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Amanda Foreman is a Visiting Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London. She won the Whitbread Prize for Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. She is married with five children, and lives in both New York and London.

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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $15.95

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more >
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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 8, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Georgiana
Duchess of Devonshire
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 16, 2001
Price: $15.95

The winner of Britain's prestigious Whitbread Prize and a bestseller there for months, this wonderfully readable biography offers a rich, rollicking picture of late-eighteenth-century British aristocracy and the intimate story of a woman who for a time was its undisputed leader.

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales... Read more >
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Georgiana
Duchess of Devonshire
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

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A World on Fire
Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 1008 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $20.00

Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction)

10 BEST BOOKS • THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • 2011

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • The New Yorker • Chicago Tribune • The Economist • Nancy Pearl, NPR • Bloomberg.com • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly

In... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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A World on Fire
Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Hardcover, 1008 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $35.00

Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) --winners announced March 10, 2012
A 2011 New York Times Notable Book ("10 Best")
A 2011 Library Journal Best Book


Acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

A World on Fire
Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $15.99

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