An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew

Annejet Zijl (Author) Michele Hutchison (Translator)
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Publish Date
October 30, 2018
5.5 X 0.6 X 8.2 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author

Annejet van der Zijl is one of the best-known and most widely read literary nonfiction writers in the Netherlands. In addition to other works, she has written biographies of Dutch children's author Annie M. G. Schmidt; Prince Bernhard, the husband of former Dutch queen Juliana; and Gerard Heineken, the founder of the famous beer empire. Her nonfiction has been awarded the M. J. Brusse Prize for the best work of journalism and has been nominated for the Golden Owl and the AKO Literature Prize. She is the author of An American Princess, which spent more than fifteen weeks at the top of the national bestseller list in the Netherlands and was short-listed for the Libris History Prize. In 2012, she was awarded the Golden Quill for her entire oeuvre.

Michele Hutchison is the 2020 International Booker Prize-winning translator of The Discomfort of Evening. She lived and worked in Britain before moving to Amsterdam in 2004 where she now lives with her husband and two children.