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The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

A Novel

By Melanie Benjamin

The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
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  • Hardcover: Jul 2011,
    448 pages.
    Paperback: Apr 2012,
    448 pages.

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diane (02/04/12)

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I think that this book doesn't make sense,because his mother has pregnant for 3 son's and the 4th was little, that only 3 centimeters tall. That is impossible, because yes some people are little, but the man smallest in the world was1m tall, so...I don't have to say any more.
Bonnie (08/11/11)

Beautifully written historical fiction
Thirty two inch Vinnie Warren Stratten lived during the most fascinating time in our country's history. This novel takes you through her experiences as a woman who is ahead of her time and determined to be treated with dignity and respect. Ms Benjamin's vivid descriptions and beautiful writing make for a story like no other. Highly recommend.
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