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Swans of Fifth Avenue A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0345528700

ISBN-13: 9780345528704

Edition: N/A

Authors: Melanie Benjamin

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The author of The Aviator's Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York's "Swans" of the 1950s--and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley. People's Book of the Week * USA Today's #1 "New and Noteworthy" Book * Entertainment Weekly's Must List * LibraryReads Top Ten Pick Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends--the alluring socialite Swans Slim…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.91" long x 1.22" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Melanie Benjamin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and attended college there. She has been an avid reader all her life and firmly believes that a lifetime of reading is the best education a writer can have. After college Melanie married and moved to the Chicago area to raise her children, but the desire to write was always there in the background. Soon she began writing for local magazines and newspapers before venturing into fiction. As Melanie Hauser she published two contemporary novels. Now writing as Melanie Benjamin, she's incorporated her passion for history and biography into ALICE I HAVE BEEN her first historical novel; THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MRS. TOM THUMB is her second, and will…