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Jean Zimmerman

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Savage Girl (2014)
language
English
3.2 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Hugo Delegate is the son of a wealthy, Gilded Age industrialist. He's an anatomy student at Harvard - gifted at dissection and anatomical drawings - but prone to bouts of "melancholia". On a trip out West, his parents adopt (buy) a "feral" child, a girl reputedly raised by wolv...
Love, Fiercely: A Gilded Age Romance (2012)
language
English
3.33 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Using the striking Sargent double portrait as a point of departure, Zimmerman, an expert in New York City history, examines the marriage of two Gilded Age golden people--wealthy from birth, well-educated, steeped in the intermarried culture of progressive-minded do-gooders and re...
The Orphanmaster (2012)
language
English
3.32 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: 3.5 stars.An interesting historical novel. I learned much about New Amsterdam that I didn't know and what living there would be like. The central conceit of the novel, the mystery of who or what is killing these orphans is interesting, but doesn't in itself really hold together. ...
The Orphan Master (2012)
language
English
3.32 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Wonderfully written, historically fascinating, interesting portrayal of early Manhattan in the Dutch settlement days of the 1640s. Purportedly a mystery laden with historical detail, it was in fact a Horror story. And the horror was deep into a darkness I did not want to know. Ye...
Il rituale dei bambini perduti (2012)
language
English
3.32 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Didn’t like this one as much as I had expected to. This is the author’s first (historical) fiction book, so perhaps she is having a hard time converting from nonfiction to fiction? Her writing seemed, at times, too laborious, ponderous, plodding. I had a hard time with it. He...
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