The Paper Garden

The Paper Garden

An Artist (begins Her Life's Work) at 72

Book - 2011
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"Born from an essay selected by David Foster Wallace for 'The Best American Essays 2007,' [this book] is at once a biography of an extraordinary eighteenth-century woman and a fascinating meditation on late-life creativity."--Front jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, Bloomsbury USA,, 2011.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9781608195237
1608195236
Branch Call Number: 702.812092 D3379P
Characteristics: 397 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Peacock, Molly 1947-

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Mar 08, 2018

A truly lovely book to read and savor. A little too sex-focused in spots, so an adult-only read, I think. Great companion for Jane Austen and Bronte fans. It puts that era into perspective. The art itself is beautiful, amazing paper collage work, nicely presented.

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Morwen
Nov 27, 2017

a fascinating book about a remarkable woman, rich in detail and beautifully illustrated. an inspiration.

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