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Alyson Richman

USA flag (b.1972)

Alyson Richman is the author of "The Mask Carver's Son," "Swedish Tango," The Last Van Gogh," and "The Lost Wife." She loves to travel, cook, ride her yellow bicycle, and do ballet. She currently lives in New York with her husband and two children.

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction

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The Stationery Shop (2019)
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The Grace Kelly Dress (2020)
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Joan (2022)
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