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Hadley Freeman

Biography

Hadley Freeman

Hadley Freeman is a columnist and writer for the Guardian newspaper in the UK. She was born in New York and lives in London. Her books include LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST, THE MEANING OF SUNGLASSES and BE AWESOME, and her work has appeared in Vogue US and UK, New York magazine, Harpers Bazaar and many other publications.

Hadley Freeman

Books by Hadley Freeman

by Hadley Freeman - Memoir, Nonfiction

Hadley Freeman knew her grandmother Sara lived in France just as Hitler started to gain power, but rarely did anyone in her family talk about it. Long after her grandmother’s death, she found a shoebox tucked in the closet containing photographs of her grandmother with a mysterious stranger, a cryptic telegram from the Red Cross, and a drawing signed by Picasso. This discovery sent Freeman on a decade-long quest to uncover the significance of these keepsakes, taking her from Picasso’s archives in Paris to a secret room in a farmhouse in Auvergne to Long Island to Auschwitz. Freeman pieces together the puzzle of her family’s past, discovering more about the lives of her grandmother and her three brothers.