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Stacy Schiff is the author of Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2000, and Saint-Exupery, which was a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize. Schiff's work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and The Times Literary Supplement. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. She lives in New York City.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Foreign relations -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783.
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790.