A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts, by Therese Anne Fowler – A Review

From the desk of Laurel Ann Nattress: 

For years, I thought Gilded Age New York socialite Alva Vanderbilt’s ferocious ambition was only rivaled by Jane Austen’s Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice as the most grasping, husband-hunting mother imaginable, however my assumptions have been proved totally unfounded in A Well-Behaved Woman, a new bio-fic by Therese Anne Fowler, New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. Applying her skill at thorough, in-depth historical research and thought provoking fictional characterization, Fowler has re-imagined Alva in my mind. Continue reading “A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts, by Therese Anne Fowler – A Review”

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