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Miss O'Keeffe
     

Miss O'Keeffe

by Alvaro Cardona-Hine, Christine Taylor Patten
 

In 1983, Christine Taylor Patten was hired as one of the people who took care of Georgia O'Keeffe, then ninety-six. Also an artist, Patten served as nurse, cook, companion, and friend to the older woman. This intimate account of the year of Patten's employment offers a rare glimpse of O'Keeffe's daily life when she could no longer see well enough to paint.

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In 1983, Christine Taylor Patten was hired as one of the people who took care of Georgia O'Keeffe, then ninety-six. Also an artist, Patten served as nurse, cook, companion, and friend to the older woman. This intimate account of the year of Patten's employment offers a rare glimpse of O'Keeffe's daily life when she could no longer see well enough to paint.

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Austin Chronicle
Evokes the spirit of simplicity and contentment that makes both New Mexico and Georgia O'Keeffe enchanting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826319616
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.09(h) x 0.60(d)

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Roxana Robinson
A thoughtful, sensitive and troubling look at the last few years of O'Keefe's life.

Meet the Author

Christine Taylor Patten is an artist who lives in northern New Mexico.

Alvaro Cardona-Hine is a poet and translator. He also lives in northern New Mexico.

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