Well-Behaved Woman (Fowler) - Book Reviews

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(Starred review) As accomplished as its subject, redoubtable socialite and women’s suffrage crusader Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, Fowler’s engrossing successor to 2013’s Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, again showcases her genius for seeing beyond the myths of iconic women.
Publishers Weekly

With you-are-there immediacy fueled by assured attention to biographical detail and deft weaving
of labyrinthine intrigue, Fowler creates a thoroughly credible imagining of the challenges and
emotional turmoil facing this fiercely independent woman.

(Starred review) Portrait of the Gilded Age socialite and suffragist who famously followed her own advice: "First marry for money, then marry for love."…Watching Fowler's heroine vanquish the gatekeepers and minions who stand in her way is nothing short of mesmerizing.
Kirkus Reviews

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