A twentieth-century British writer known for her vividly realistic and feminist novels, including the five-volume series Children of Violence and The Golden Notebook. She also wrote short stories, collected in volumes such as African Stories.
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You got back-cover blurbs on your new book from James McPherson, Amanda Foreman, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.
It just teleports you to 1776 and forces everyone not named Doris Kearns Goodwin to piece it together as it goes.‘Turn,’ AMC’s New Series About America’s First Spy Ring, Is A Visually Arresting Historical Epic|Marlow Stern|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, our inner Doris Kearns Goodwin relishes spotting the words “based on a true story” in a Hollywood production.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why then has Doris Kearns Goodwin chosen to take up the story again?Wait for the Movie Version of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s “The Bully Pulpit”|David Nasaw|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"We cannot say where, due to security precautions," his secretary, Doris Bautista, told reporters in Caracas.Abdel el-Zabayar: From Parliament to the Frontlines|Mac Margolis|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This day several of the officers and midshipmen of the Doris accompanied us to dine at the governor's, at half-past four o'clock.
To-day we left the house on shore, and are again at home on board the Doris, with all our invalids much better.
He saw himself sitting beside the fireplace poring over one of Doris Cleveland's books.
And he did not have to strain himself intellectually to understand that Doris Cleveland was the outstanding factor in this change.
None of these first undertones of the spring symphony went unmarked by Doris Cleveland.