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Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Author Nancy Milford spent more than thirty years writing her biography on the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. The thirty years paid off, as this is the most definitive bio of Edna to date. Edna St. Vincent Millay was a passionate, wild, and extremely talented woman who became a heroine of the Jazz Age, and her poetry was both controversial and incredible. She was also the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. The author, with the help of Milla...
Nancy Milford's biography of Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, is comprised of letters, journals, literary works and anecdotes from people who knew Zelda well. Zelda was born in Alabama at the turn of the century, and had a privileged childhood. She was the baby of a wealthy and eccentric southern family and was a famous belle throughout her life as a young adult. She met young F. Scott Fitzgerald while his military regiment was st...