Denise Kiernan
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Denise Kiernan

Denise Kiernan, author of The Last Castle (9/26/2017), has been working as a writer for more than 20 years. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, Ms. Magazine, Reader's Digest, Discover and many more publications. She has also worked in television, serving as head writer for ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" during its Emmy award-winning first season and has produced for media outlets such as ESPN and MSNBC. She has co-authored several popular history titles including Signing Their Lives Away, Signing Their Rights Away, and Stuff Every American Should Know. Her last book, The Girls of Atomic City, is a New York Times, Los Angeles Times and NPR Bestseller, and was named as one of Amazon's "Top 100 Best Books of 2013." It was also awarded the 2014 American Political Science Association Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for the best book published in the United States on government, politics, or international affairs. Throughout her career, Kiernan has been a featured guest on many radio and television shows, including NPR's "Weekend Edition," PBS NewsHour, MSNBC Morning Joe and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

You can follow her work at:

Twitter: @DeniseKiernan
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/DeniseKiernanAuthor
Website: www.denisekiernan.com
Instagram: @iamDeniseKiernan
Tumblr: denisekiernan.tumblr.com

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    • The Last Castle

    • The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home
    • By: Denise Kiernan
    • Narrated by: Denise Kiernan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242

    The fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore - the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very factual

    • By Jennifer on 11-28-17
    • The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home
    • By: Denise Kiernan
    • Narrated by: Denise Kiernan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 09-26-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 265 ratings

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Girls of Atomic City

    • The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
    • By: Denise Kiernan
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,917
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,744
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,744

    At the height of World War II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than Just the Girls

    • By Jane Mcdowell on 01-14-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Signing Their Lives Away

    • The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence
    • By: Denise Kiernan, Joseph D'Agnese
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence - yet how many of them do we actually remember?....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre and a bit snarky.

    • By Marte Risher on 07-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Signing Their Rights Away

    • The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution
    • By: Denise Kiernan, Joseph D'Agnese
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Signing Their Rights Away chronicles a moment in American history when our elected officials knew how to compromise - and put aside personal gain for the greater good of the nation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Click bait title; encyclopedic content

    • By C. Brieant on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $19.95

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