Genre/Categories/Setting: Biographical Historical Fiction, African-American Women, the Gilded Age, New York City, Passing as White
Welcome to #ThrowBackThursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of a backlist title. Today, I’m sharing a memorable biographical histfic, The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.
I’m linking up with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #ThrowbackThursday.
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The Personal Librarian is the fictionalized biography of Belle da Casta Greene, personal librarian to business tycoon, John Pierpont Morgan. Belle curates a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for the Pierpont Morgan Library. In addition to becoming powerful in the art and book world, Belle develops a reputation as a shrewd negotiator and earns her place in New York Society. However, she has a well-guarded secret…..she is passing as white.
Well-researched and well-written historical fiction…
Do you enjoy fictionalized biographies?
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