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Tom Reiss

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

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The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | May 2013
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38247-4 (0-307-38247-8)

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiarbecause his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
     But, hidden behind General Dumas's swashbuckling adventures...

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The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
Crown | Hardcover | September 2012
$27.00/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38246-7 (0-307-38246-X)

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 Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

The real-life protagonist of The Black Count, General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown...

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The Orientalist
Written by Tom Reiss
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2006
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7276-4 (0-8129-7276-7)

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





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