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Mark Helprin
Mark Helprin, a novelist, is a contributing editor of The Wall Street Journal. He is also a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute and a fellow of the American Academy in Rome. In 1996 he served as a foreign policy adviser to presidential candidate Bob Dole.

His books include A Dove of the East & Other Stories, Refiner's Fire, Ellis Island & Other Stories, Winter's Tale, Swan Lake, A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir From Antproof Case, A City in Winter, and The Veil of Snows.

Mr. Helprin was raised on the Hudson and in the British West Indies. He has degrees from Harvard College and Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Author biography from The Wall Street Journal.

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*Dove of the East and Other Stories, 1975
*Refiner's Fire; The Life and Adventures of Marshall Pearl, a Foundling, 1977
*Ellis Island and Other Stories, 1981
*Winter's Tale, 1983
*Swan Lake, 1989
*A Soldier of the Great War, 1991
*Memoir From Antproof Case, 1995
*City in Winter: The Queen's Tale, 1996
*The Veil of Snows, 1997
*The Pacific and Other Stories, 2004
*Freddy and Fredericka, 2005
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