Annejet van der Zijl
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Annejet van der Zijl

Annejet van der Zijl is one of the best-known and most widely read literary nonfiction writers in the Netherlands. She has written biographies of Dutch children's author Annie M. G. Schmidt; Prince Bernhard, the husband of former Dutch queen Juliana; and Gerard Heineken, founder of the famous beer empire; as well as other works. Her nonfiction has been awarded the M. J. Brusse Prize for the best work of journalism and has been nominated for the Golden Owl and the AKO Literary Prize. An American Princess spent more than fifteen weeks at the top of the national bestseller list in the Netherlands and was short-listed for the Libris History Prize. In 2012, she was awarded the Golden Quill for her entire oeuvre.

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Best Sellers

    • The Boy Between Worlds

    • A Biography
    • By: Annejet van der Zijl, Kristen Gehrman - translator
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could have not been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves....

    Regular price: $24.99

    • An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew

    • By: Annejet van der Zijl, Michele Hutchison - translator
    • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Born to a pioneering family in Upstate New York in the late 1800s, Allene Tew was beautiful, impetuous, and frustrated by the confines of her small hometown....

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    • American princess

    • By ZOE R on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $24.49

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