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Patricia O’Toole

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Former Professor in the School of the Arts, Columbia University

Full Biography

Patricia O’Toole has written biographies of Theodore Roosevelt (When Trumpets Call) and Henry Adams (The Five of Hearts, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize). A former professor in the School of the Arts at Columbia University, she is a fellow of the Society of American Historians and a member of the Presidential Historical Commission at the New-York Historical Society. She lives in Camden, Maine.