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Joanna Scott

Biography

Joanna Scott

Joanna Scott is the author of 10 books, including THE MANIKIN, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; VARIOUS ANTIDOTES and ARROGANCE, which were both finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; and the critically acclaimed MAKE BELIEVE, TOURMALINE, LIBERATION and FOLLOW ME. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lannan Award.

Joanna Scott

Books by Joanna Scott

by Joanna Scott - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Part of a midcentury wave of young women seeking new lives in New York City, Maggie works for legendary Port Authority public relations maven Lee K. Jaffe --- affectionately known to her loyal staff as Mrs. J. Pauline Moreau is running from the past. She arrives in the city on the brink of despair, saddled with a young daughter who needs more love, attention, and resources than Pauline can ever hope to provide. Mrs. J tasks Maggie with befriending, and looking after, Pauline. When Pauline reignites the scandal that drove her to New York, none of their lives will ever be the same. Maggie must question everything she thought she knew about love, work, ambition, and family to discover the truth about the enigmatic, strong woman she thought she had rescued. 

by Joanna Scott - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1905, a tourist agent and amateur antiques collector named Armand de Potter mysteriously disappeared off the coast of Greece. His body is never recovered, and his wife is left to manage his affairs on her own. But as she starts to piece together his life, she realizes that everything was not as he had said.