The Widow Clicquot
More on The Widow Clicquot by Portland's Tilar Mazzeo:
Facing a dearth of primary materials about the widow's personal life, Ms. Mazzeo often resorts to intelligent guesswork. She admits that "telling the story of another woman's life, I have learned, is as much a matter of sympathy as scholarship." The result is an intoxicating business biography, via WSJ.