Historic Truths, Imagined Lives

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Based on historic events and real people, these books re-imagine history, often by telling a story from the point-of-view of a secondary (sometimes fictional) character.

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Availability: Dunstan : one man will change the fate of England / Conn Iggulden. One Man Standing, Alfred The Great, King A, Library Services, Royal Court, Singles Day, Real People, Ambition, Rome

Availability: Dunstan : one man will change the fate of England / Conn Iggulden.

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On the "To Read" list: The author describes the true story of Mary Todd Lincoln and her lasting friendship with her seamstress, Lizzy Keckley, a former slave. Recommended for lovers of historical fiction, anything Lincoln, or fans of Jennifer Chiaverini. I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Fiona Mcintosh, Thing 1, Schneider, Book Lists, So Little Time

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