Madeleine L'Engle: The Kairos Novels: The Wrinkle in Time and Polly O'Keefe Quartets: A Library of America Boxed Set

Madeleine L'Engle: The Kairos Novels: The Wrinkle in Time and Polly O'Keefe Quartets: A Library of America Boxed Set

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598535778
Publisher: Library of America
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 1925
Sales rank: 104,602
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 2.90(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was the recipient of the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the National Humanities Medal among many other honors over the course of her remarkable career. Most famous for A Wrinkle in Time, she was the author of more than sixty books, including young adult and adult fiction, poetry, autobiographies, and books on religion. Born in New York City and educated at Smith College, she was for many years associated with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York as librarian and writer-in-residence.

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world's leading writers on children's books and the people who create them. He is the author of Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon, The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth, and Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices, among other books. He reviews children's books for The New York Times, teaches at New York University and the School of Visual Arts, and lectures around the world.

Date of Birth:

January 12, 1918

Date of Death:

September 6, 2007

Place of Birth:

New York, NY

Place of Death:

Litchfield, CT

Education:

Smith College, 1941

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