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Re: Fact or Fiction

Jennifer, you make a good point. I have been keeping a journal for years, and there is no way it would ever read like a novel.

Re: Fact or Fiction

I bought the book thinking that it was a biography, and discovered upon reading it that it was written in the first person. It makes no difference. The historical facts are well-researched and footnoted, and the book was very enjoyable.

Re: Fact or Fiction

Obviously it is fictional, the author even says so on the web site. Too bad the publisher didn't call it fiction, but every one knows Diane didn't write a journal.

Re: Fact or Fiction

No, she didn't. That's what most of the emails are asking.