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About women : conversations between a writer and a painter / Lisa Alther and Françoise Gilot.

Alther, Lisa, (author.). Gilot, Françoise, 1921- (author.).
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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 305.4 ALTH (Text) 39231033148921 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780385539869 (hardback) :
  • ISBN: 038553986X (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, [2015]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- 1. The War Room -- 2. The Virginia Club -- 3. La Guerre en Dentelle -- 4. Five Generations of Women -- 5. The Little Black Dress -- 6. Ceremonies in White -- 7. England's Green and Pleasant Land -- 8. The Middle Path -- Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
"Lisa Alther and Françoise Gilot have been friends for more than twenty-five years. Although from different backgrounds (Gilot from cosmopolitan Paris, Alther from small-town Tennessee) and different generations, they found they have a great deal in common as women who managed to support themselves with careers in the arts, while simultaneously balancing the obligations of work and parenthood. About Women is their extended conversation, in which they talk about everything important to them: their childhoods, the impact of war on their lives and their work, fashion, self-invention, style, feminism, even child rearing. They also talk about the creative impulse and the importance of art. This is a charming and endearing dialogue between two intelligent and often funny women as they ponder what it is to be a woman"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Alther, Lisa.
Gilot, Françoise, 1921-
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Women authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Painters > France > Biography.
Women painters > France > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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