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Jeanne Mackin

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Jeanne Mackin is the author of The Beautiful American and A Lady of Good Family. In addition to several other novels as well as short fiction and creative nonfiction, she is the author of the Cornell Book of Herbs and Edible Flowers and co-editor of The Norton Book of Love. She lives with her husband in upstate New York.

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The Beautiful American

3.83 avg rating — 2,177 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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A Lady of Good Family

3.38 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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The Frenchwoman

3.89 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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The Sweet By and By

3.62 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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The Last Collection: A Nove...

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Dreams Of Empire

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“Love isn’t really about what we think of the other person, but how we feel about ourselves when we are with that person.”
Jeanne MacKin, The Beautiful American

“That’s the problem with the finite. You can open only one door at a time, and you’ll never know what was behind the door you didn’t open.”
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“I was happy, and nothing in the world can make you oblivious to your surroundings like happiness.”
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