FitzGerald, Frances (1940 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Frances FitzGerald is an award-winning journalist and author who lives in New York City and Northeast Harbor, ME. She was born and raised in New York, graduated from Radcliffe College, B.A. magna cum laude, in 1962. She won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for her first book, Fire in the Lake in 1973. FitzGerald's writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, and the New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Architectural Digest, and Rolling Stone. She serves on the editorial boards of The Nation and Foreign Policy, and is vice-president of International PEN.

Selected Bibliography

  • Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (1972)
  • America Revised: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century (1979)
  • Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures (1986)
  • Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars, and the End of the Cold War (2000)