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Nancy Horan, author of Under the Wide and Starry Sky

From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of LOVING FRANK, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny.

Nancy Horan, author of Under the Wide and Starry Sky

At the age of 35, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband in San Francisco to set sail for Belgium --- with her three children and nanny in tow --- to study art. Not long after her arrival, tragedy strikes, and Fanny and her children repair to a quiet artists’ colony in France where she can recuperate. Emerging from a deep sorrow, she meets Robert Louis Stevenson, and the two begin a fierce love affair that spans the decades and the globe.

Week of September 22, 2014

Releases for the week of September 22nd include UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY, in which Nancy Horan tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny; and BECOMING MR. OCTOBER, a soul-baring and brutally candid memoir of the two years --- 1977 and 1978 --- when Reggie Jackson went from being an outcast to a Yankee legend.