Amanda Foreman





Amanda Foreman

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Amanda Foreman is the author of the award-winning best seller, "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire", and A World on Fire: A Epic History of Two Nations Divided. She lives in New York with her husband and five children.

She is the daughter of Carl Foreman, the Oscar-winning screen writer of many film classics including, The Bridge on the River Kwai, High Noon, and The Guns of Navarone.

She was born in London, brought up in Los Angeles, and educated in England. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University in New York. She received her doctorate in Eighteenth-Century British History from Oxford University in 1998.

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was a number one best seller in England, and best seller for many weeks in the United St
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“I feel I've done some things in life too late and others too early”
Amanda Foreman, Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire

“His (Grant's) face has three expressions: deep thought, extreme determination, and great simplicity and calmness.”
Amanda Foreman, A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

“If everyone followed through on their resolutions, the conseqences for humanity would be dire: The fast food industry would collapse, the gyms would become unbearably crowded, and lifestyle magazines would have nothing left to say.”
Amanda Foreman

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