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The velveteen daughter : a novel, Laurel Davis Huber

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The velveteen daughter : a novel
Title
The velveteen daughter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laurel Davis Huber
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
The first book to reveal the true story of the woman who wrote The Velveteen Rabbit and her daughter, a world-famous child prodigy artist, (The Velveteen Daughter) explores the consequences of early fame, the effects of mental illness on art and genius, and the inability of a mother to save her daughter from herself
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Award
David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573009
Cataloging source
HHO
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The velveteen daughter : a novel, Laurel Davis Huber
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
993679509
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9781631521928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993679509
Label
The velveteen daughter : a novel, Laurel Davis Huber
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
993679509
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9781631521928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993679509

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