Nancy Milford

Finalist, 1971 National Book Awards

Nancy Milford (born March 26, 1938, in Dearborn, Michigan) is an American biographer. She is best known for her book Zelda about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife Zelda Fitzgerald.
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Zelda

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ISBN 9780060910693 Avon

From years of exhaustive research, Nancy Milford brings alive the tormented, elusive personality of Zelda and clarifies as never before her relationship with Scott Fitzgerald. Zelda traces the inner disintegration of a gifted, despairing woman, torn by the clash between her husband's career and her own talent. More about this book >

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Nancy Milford

Nancy Milford (born March 26, 1938, in Dearborn, Michigan) is an American biographer.

Milford is best known for her book Zelda about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife Zelda Fitzgerald. The book started out as her master’s thesis and was published to broad acclaim in 1970. It was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, spent 29 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list, and has since been translated into 17 languages.

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