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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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My new novel comes out in a few months, and I'm already dreaming about it, in anticipation. When I first began The Last Collection - A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, I had no idea what kind of journey it would be. Every book is like that for me, an exploration, an investigation...a trip to other times and places. This journey was special, full of glamour and famous Parisian cafes,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 15, 2019 08:05 Tags: coco-chanel, elsa-schiaparelli, haute-couture, historical-fiction, world-war-ii
Average rating: 3.78 · 2,878 ratings · 414 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Beautiful American

3.83 avg rating — 2,201 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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The Last Collection: A Nove...

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A Lady of Good Family

3.41 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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The Frenchwoman

3.92 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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The Sweet By and By

3.63 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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The Queen's War: A Novel of...

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Dreams Of Empire

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"My new novel comes out in a few months, and I'm already dreaming about it, in anticipation. When I first began The Last Collection - A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, I had no idea what kind of journey it would be. Every book is like t..." Read more of this blog post »
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This is one of the most intriguing - and terrifying - chapters in American history I've read. The Osage native Americans were once the wealthiest people, per capita, on the face of the earth, because of the mineral rights for their land. But then the ...more
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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.”
Jeanne MacKin, The Beautiful American

“I was happy, and nothing in the world can make you oblivious to your surroundings like happiness.”
Jeanne MacKin, The Beautiful American

“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.”
Jeanne MacKin, The Beautiful American

“I was happy, and nothing in the world can make you oblivious to your surroundings like happiness.”
Jeanne MacKin, The Beautiful American

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