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Irving Stone

(1903—1989)


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(1903–),

California author of widely popular fictionized biographies that include Lust for Life (1934), on van Gogh; Sailor on Horseback (1938), on Jack London; Immortal Wife (1944), on Jessie Benton Fremont; Adversary in the House (1947), on Debs; The President's Lady (1951), on Rachel Jackson; Love Is Eternal (1954), on Mary Todd Lincoln; The Agony and the Ecstasy (1961), on Michelangelo; Passions of the Mind (1971), on Freud; The Greek Treasure (1975), on Schliemann; and The Origin (1980), on Darwin.

Subjects: Literature.


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