Author photo. Photo by Lilithcat, taken at Printers Row Book Fair, 7 June 2008.

Photo by Lilithcat, taken at Printers Row Book Fair, 7 June 2008.

Nancy Horan

Author of Loving Frank

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Greenacres Country Club, Sunday, October 26 at 00am
Nancy Horan (Loving Frank, Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Loving Frank (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition))

Nancy Horan’s first novel, Loving Frank, chronicles a little-known chapter in the life of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It was translated into sixteen languages, remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than a year, and in 2009 was awarded the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction, presented by the Society of American Historians. Under the Wide and Starry Sky explores the shared journey of Robert Louis Stevenson and his spirited American wife, Fanny, in a sweeping adventure that unfolds over eighteen years and three continents. Nancy Horan has two sons, and lives with her husband on an island in Puget Sound.From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Nancy Horan: Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Left Bank Books, Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm
St. Louis County Library - Headquarters

Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. They meet in rural France in 1875, when Fanny, having run away from her philandering husband back in California, takes refuge there with her children. Stevenson too is escaping from his life, running from family pressure to become a lawyer. And so begins a turbulent love affair that will last two decades and span the world.

Location: Street: St. Louis County Library - Headquarters Additional: 1640 S. Lindbergh City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63131 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, September 23 at 6pm
Under the Wide and Starry Sky

The bestselling author of Loving Frank talks about her second novel, an improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny.

Location: Street: Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State St. Additional: 400 S. State St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)

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Nancy Horan, a former journalist and long-time resident of Oak Park, Illinois, now lives and writes on an island in Puget Sound [from Loving Frank (2005)]
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