Megan Marshall - Margaret Fuller

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 6:00pm
Megan Marshall, the award-winning author of The Peabody Sisters takes a fresh look at the trailblazing life of a great American heroine in Margaret Fuller: A New American Life ($30.00). In her life, Fuller served as Thoreau’s first editor, Emerson’s close friend, the first female war correspondent, and a passionate advocate of personal and political freedom.

Megan Marshall is the author of The Peabody Sisters, which won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Mark Lynton History Prize, the Massachusetts Book Award in Nonfiction, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography and memoir. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Atlantic, and Slate. A recipient of Guggenheim and NEH fellowships, Marshall teaches narrative nonfiction and the art of archival research in the MFA program at Emerson College.

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ISBN: 9780547195605
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 12th, 2013

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography From an early age, Margaret Fuller provoked and dazzled New England's intellectual elite. Her famous Conversations changed women's sense of how they could think and live; her editorship of the Transcendentalist literary journal the Dial shaped American Romanticism.