My Dear Mother: Stormy Boastful, and Tender Letters By Distinguished Sons--From Dostoevsky to Elvis

My Dear Mother: Stormy Boastful, and Tender Letters By Distinguished Sons--From Dostoevsky to Elvis

by Karen Elizabeth Gordon, Holly Johnson
     
 

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This fascinating collection of letters between sons and mothers offers an intimate and unexpected glimpse into the mind and heart of the artist. Here are letters by over fifty writers, painters, and musicians, from boyhood to manhood--including Elvis Presley, Ezra Pound, E. B. White, Paul Cezanne, Henry James, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Wagner, Victor Hugo,… See more details below

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This fascinating collection of letters between sons and mothers offers an intimate and unexpected glimpse into the mind and heart of the artist. Here are letters by over fifty writers, painters, and musicians, from boyhood to manhood--including Elvis Presley, Ezra Pound, E. B. White, Paul Cezanne, Henry James, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Wagner, Victor Hugo, Jean Cocteau, Tennessee WIlliams, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565127845
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date:
01/10/1997
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Karen Elizabeth Gordon is the author of seven books, including her mischievous language handbooks The Deluxe Transitive Vampire, The New Well-Tempered Sentence, and Torn Wings and Faux Pas. She divides her time between California and France.

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