Stacy Schiff
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Stacy Schiff

Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; and A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book Award. Schiff has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. The recipient of an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she lives in New York City.

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    • Cleopatra

    • A Life
    • By: Stacy Schiff
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 670
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 685

    Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pretty good listen.

    • By Shaun on 04-21-11

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Witches

    • Salem, 1692
    • By: Stacy Schiff
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 582
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 521

    The Witches is Stacy Schiff's account of this fantastical story - the first great American mystery unveiled fully for the first time by one of our most acclaimed historians....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really annoying narration

    • By MAG on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • A Great Improvisation

    • Franklin, France, and the Birth of America
    • By: Stacy Schiff
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 21 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    In this dazzling work of history, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Benjamin Franklin to France for the crowning achievement of his career....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Enticing Title...Convoluted Story

    • By SamanthaG on 08-04-16

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Véra

    • By: Stacy Schiff
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Véra, the story of Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov, brings to shimmering life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Author & narrator combine talents

    • By Krystyna Hanser on 03-18-13

    Regular price: $27.97

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