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Book Title: 31 Bond Street|
Date of issue: March 1st 2011
ISBN 13: 9780061773976
The author of the book: Ellen Horan
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 857 KB
Edition: Harper Perennial
Read full description of the books 31 Bond Street:“The skill with which Ellen Horan has braided true crime with thoughtful novelizing is pure pleasure.… Caleb Carr meets Scott Turow. What could possibly be better?”
— Beverly Swerling, author of City of God
“An impressive blend of imagination and history as it vividly brings to life one of New York’s City’s most notorious crimes. Ellen Horan has written a novel that, once begun, will be difficult for any reader to put down.” — Ron Rash, New York Times bestselling author of Serena
31 Bond Street, an unforgettable literary debut from Ellen Horan, is based on the true story of a brutal murder, a desperate mother and mistress, and the vicious constraints of 19th century society. Fans of Caleb Carr’s The Alienist, Edith Wharton’s The House of Myrth, and John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil will love the stunning prose and beautiful imagery of 31 Bond Street.
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It’s not easy to breathe life into real-life characters, especially when quoting their words extensively from reported sources, but Cunningham and Clinton live on the page as freshly as if they had stepped, newly minted, from Horan’s vivid imagination.” —Washington Post
“This is a gripping, elegantly written, and brilliantly researched legal thriller, but it is more than that: 31 Bond Street illuminates a critical period of our history with sharp insights into sex, class, and politics. Don’t miss it.” —Joe Conason, New York Times bestselling author of
The Hunting of the President and Big Lies
“31 Bond Street works as both historical ﬁction and courtroom drama. Add in the actuality of the event, and you have a trifecta
of a historical crime story in the hands of a skilled writer.” —San Francisco Book Review
Ellen Horan was raised in Philadelphia and New York. After her undergraduate degree, where she studied painting and history, she lived in France for a year while working as an au pair and studying studio art. She remained abroad for a second year after obtaining a grant to live and paint in the South of France.
She returned to New York City and worked for photographers and photo agencies. She maintained an art studio while continuing to work freelance as a photo editor for magazines and books. She has worked on staff and in a freelance capacity for many publications, including Vanity Fair, Vogue, House & Garden, Forbes, and ARTnews, as well as for book publishers.
After marrying and becoming the mother of an adopted daughter, she turned her attention to writing, She continues to live in downtown Manhattan, the setting of her first novel, 31 Bond Street.
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