Janis Cooke Newman

Janis Cooke Newman

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Janis Cooke Newman is the author of Mary , a historical novel about Mary Todd Lincoln. Mary was chosen by USA Today as the best historical fiction of 2006 and was a finalist for the LA Times First Fiction award. She is also the author of The Russian Word for Snow, a memoir about adopting her son from a Moscow orphanage. Both books are available in paperback.

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Average rating: 3.93 · 2,779 ratings · 513 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Mary: Mrs. A. Lincoln
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,606 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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A Master Plan for Rescue: A...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — expected publication 2015
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