Melanie Benjamin - The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 7:00 pm
After letting Alice Liddell tell her story in Alice I Have Been
, Benjamin devotes her second novel to capturing the life and times of Mercy Lavinia Bump, best known for having been two feet, eight inches tall, and for marrying Charles Stratton, aka Tom Thumb, in 1863. But as this spirited story demonstrates, there was much more to Vinnie than that.
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Delacorte Press - July 26th, 2011