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Mark Helprin

Mark Helprin appears in the following:

Mark Helprin: In Sunlight and in Shadow

Friday, October 05, 2012

Mark Helprin has been a scholar, soldier, farmer, commentator, and a speechwriter (unpaid, he insists) for Bob Dole.  He’s best known, though, as a writer of great fiction, and his 1983 Winter’s Tale is widely regarded as a classic. His new novel, In Sunlight and in Shadow, is the story of a ...

 

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Mark Helprin's In Sunlight and in Shadow

Monday, October 01, 2012

Mark Helprin discusses his new novel, In Sunlight and in Shadow, which begins in New York in 1946. Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought behind enemy lines in Europe, has returned home to run the family business but his life is upended by a single encounter with a young singer and heiress.

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Mark Helprin

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Mark Helprin writes books with an adventurous spirit and great historical sweep. Not surprising for a guy who's held jobs as a surveyor, Israeli infantryman, and speechwriter for Bob Dole. Helprin talks to Kurt about his new book Freddy and Fredericka, a comic novel about ...

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