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The velveteen daughter : a novel / Laurel Davis Huber.

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC HUB (Text) 37323005312247 NEW-BKS Checked out 09/06/2017
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC HUBER, LAUREL DAVIS (Text) 33946003223059 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 08/22/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631521928
  • ISBN: 1631521926
  • Physical Description: 399 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2017.

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Summary, etc.: The Velveteen Daughter reveals for the first time the true story of two remarkable women: Margery Williams Bianco, the author of one of the most beloved children's books of all time-- The Velveteen Rabbit --and her daughter Pamela, a world-renowned child prodigy artist whose fame at one time greatly eclipses her mother's. But celebrity at such an early age exacts a great toll. Pamela's dreams elude her as she struggles with severe depressions, an overbearing father, an obsessive love affair, and a spectacularly misguided marriage. Throughout, her life raft is her mother.The glamorous art world of Europe and New York in the early 20th century and a supporting cast of luminaries--Eugene O'Neill and his wife Agnes (Margery's niece), Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and Richard Hughes, author of A High Wind in Jamaica --provide a vivid backdrop to the Biancos' story. From the opening pages, the novel will captivate readers with its multifaceted and illuminating observations on art, family, and the consequences of genius touched by madness.
Subject: Bianco, Margery Williams, 1881-1944 > Fiction.
Bianco, Pamela, 1906-1994 > Fiction.
Women artists > Fiction.
Women authors > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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