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Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds / Lyndall Gordon.

Gordon, Lyndall. (Author).
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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 DIC (Text) 36803000772587 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Butler PL - Butler 920 GOR (Text) 73174005008282 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
 Helen Wilson: This book donated in memory of Helen Wilson, September 2010.
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B DIC (Text) 32604000200394 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch 811.4 GOR (Text) 78551000283414 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 811.4 GORD (Text) 39231032020964 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library BIO DICKINSON Emily (Text) 38653030841789 Biography Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 DICKINSON, EMILY (Text) 31951003515944 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Dickinson (Text) 78292000297611 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial B DICKINSON GORDON (Text) 33946002389992 Biographies . End of Nonfiction section . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670021932 :
  • ISBN: 0670021938
  • Physical Description: xvii, 491 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical table, map, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [407]-470) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
A poet next door -- 'A still--volcano--life.' The first family -- A scientific education -- Sister -- 'Wife without the sign' -- 'Snarl in the brain' -- Telling -- Romancing Judge Lord -- Split in the family -- Mabel's reign. Emily's stand -- Lady Macbeth of Amherst -- Mabel in Excelsis -- The war between the houses. Lavinia's stand -- The trial -- Defeats of the first generation -- Two daughters -- The battle of the daughters -- Posthumous campaigns -- Outliving the legend.
Summary, etc.:
Lyndall Gordon, an award-winning biographer, tells the riveting story of the Dickinsons, and reveals Emily as a very different woman from the pale, lovelorn recluse that exists in the popular imagination.
Subject: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 > Family.
Poets, American > 19th century > Family relationships.
Amherst (Mass.) > Intellectual life > 19th century.

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