| Writer, journalist|
Mark Uhlig (m. 2001)
| Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President|
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
Goodreads Choice Awards Best History & Biography
Charles J Guiteau, James A Garfield, Kermit Roosevelt, Lucretia Garfield, Theodore Roosevelt
Candice Sue Millard (born 1967/1968) is an American writer and journalist. She is a former writer and editor for National Geographic and the author of three books: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, a history of the Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition of the Amazon rainforest in 1913-14; Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, about the assassination of James A. Garfield; and Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, about his activities during the Boer War.
Millard grew up in a small town in Ohio. She is a graduate of Baker University and earned a master's degree in literature from Baylor University.
Millard married Mark Uhlig in May 2001. She has a corner office at his publishing company in Overland Park, Kansas, where she works while their three children are in school. They live in Leawood, Kansas.
Both The River of Doubt (2005), and Destiny of the Republic (2011) were New York Times Best Sellers. River of Doubt was a Quill Awards finalist.
In April 2012, Millard won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Book for Destiny of the Republic. The book also received a PEN Center USA Award and the 34th Thorpe Menn Award for Literary Excellence from the American Association of University Women, Kansas City Branch, in 2012.
Subsequently, Millard won the 2017 BIO Award from the Biographers International Organization for her biographies of Churchill, Garfield, and Roosevelt.
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