Books by Elizabeth Mitchell

LIBERTY'S TORCH by Elizabeth Mitchell
Released: July 2, 2014

"A low-key, mannered treatment of the realization of a great vision."
Mitchell (Three Strides Before the Wire: The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing, 2002, etc.) maintains a light touch in this examination of the life of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904), the designer of the Statue of Liberty. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

Embroidering the skimpy historical record with invented dialogue and details, Mitchell presents the story of this country's first great cave explorer—a slave (until the last few years of his life) assigned to guide tourists visiting Kentucky's Mammoth Cave. Read full book review >
Released: June 5, 2002

"A good blend of spirit and woe that would have benefited from less of the extraneous for both—spirit and woe—to shine more vividly."
From Mitchell (W: Revenge of the Bush Dynasty, not reviewed), the story of the thoroughbred Charisma and the decidedly troubling story of his jockey. Read full book review >