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Writers Between the Covers: The Scandalous Romantic Lives of Legendary Literary Casanovas, Coquettes, and Cads

Shannon Mckenna Schmidt

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Audio CD. Dimensions: 6.5in. x 5.6in. x 1.1in.Why did Norman Mailer stab his second wife at a party Who was Edith Whartons secret transatlantic lover What motivated Anas Nin to become a bigamist Writers Between the Covers rips the sheets off these and other real-life love stories of the literatisome with fairy tale endings and others that resulted in break-ups, breakdowns, and brawls. Among the writers laid bare are Agatha Christie, who sparked the largest-ever manhunt in England as her marriage fell apart; Arthur Miller, whose jaw-dropping pairing with Marilyn Monroe proved that opposites attract, at least initially; and T. S. Eliot, who slept in a deckchair on his disastrous honeymoon. From the best break-up letters to the stormiest love triangles to the boldest cougars and cradle-robbers, this fun and accessible volume reveals literary historys most titillating loves, lusts, and longings. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781452614854

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Synopsis: Why did Norman Mailer stab his second wife at a party? Who was Edith Wharton's secret transatlantic lover? What motivated Anaïs Nin to become a bigamist?

Writers Between the Covers rips the sheets off these and other real-life love stories of the literati?some with fairy tale endings and others that resulted in break-ups, breakdowns, and brawls. Among the writers laid bare are Agatha Christie, who sparked the largest-ever manhunt in England as her marriage fell apart; Arthur Miller, whose jaw-dropping pairing with Marilyn Monroe proved that opposites attract, at least initially; and T. S. Eliot, who slept in a deckchair on his disastrous honeymoon.

From the best break-up letters to the stormiest love triangles to the boldest cougars and cradle-robbers, this fun and accessible volume reveals literary history's most titillating loves, lusts, and longings.

About the Author: Shannon McKenna Schmidt, a freelance writer with a passion for reading and travel, spent ten years working in marketing for various book publishers. She is coauthor, with Joni Rendon, of Novel Destinations. Joni Rendon, a freelance writer with a passion for reading and travel, spent ten years in marketing and editorial in the book publishing industry. She is coauthor, with Shannon McKenna Schmidt, of Novel Destinations.
A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot held feature roles in Caddyshack and Showtime's Brotherhood, and his audiobooks include The Woods by Harlan Coben and Country Driving by Peter Hessler. Library Journal described Peter's narration of When the Whistle Blows by Fran Cannon Slayton as "a brilliant job of personalizing each of the men in Jimmy's life."
Antony Ferguson, a native of London, England, is a classically trained actor and has appeared in numerous productions in London, Off Broadway, and Regional theater. As a voice actor, he has over fifty audiobooks to his credit.
Ann Marie Lee has worked extensively as an actress in the theater, as well as in guest and recurring roles in television and film. She has recorded numerous audiobooks and has received several AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award.
Michelle Ford is a native Brit and professional voice actor with a proven track record in long narration. She has over twenty titles in published audiobooks to her credit covering contemporary fiction, historical romance, mythical/paranormal fiction, biographies, children's stories, short stories, science fiction, and business.

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