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The Glorious Ones - a book by Prose, Francine

The Glorious Ones

The Glorious Ones( )
Author: Prose, Francine
ISBN:978-1-4804-4534-5
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $29.99
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"Francine Prose is one of a handful of truly indispensable American writers." --Gary Shteyngart The Glorious Ones are an unlikely troupe--there's Armanda, the cheerful dwarf and ex-nun; chattering Columbina; Pantalone the miser; and the wicked Brighella; all led by Flaminio Scala, the self-proclaimed most courageous man in Christendom. They travel up and down seventeenth-century Italy, performing in palaces and poor villages alike. For all their wild...
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Pages:154
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Author Biography
Prose, Francine (Author)


Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008.

Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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