Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon
Beacon Press, 1992 - 337 pagina's
Forty years after her sudden death at the age of 42, Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children's classics Runaway Bunny and Goodnight Moon, remains a legendary figure in the world of literature and an enigma to many who knew her. This vivid biography is a thoughtful portrait of a complex woman whose haunting stories still speak to millions. Photographs.
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To help pay the rent and to lend added respectability ( in her father's eyes ) to her new living arrangements , Margaret persuaded a beagling friend , Sophie Shoumatoff , to room with her . Among the amenities of their floor - through ...
She and her husband had been steadily growing apart for years , and at the time of her stroke Robert Brown was living at his yacht club in nearby Port Washington . Work had always satisfied him in a way that home life seems not to have ...
... her frustrated attempts at love in recent months and years , she probably stood open to the possibility as a worthy experiment in living — just as she had approached painting and writing for children , playwriting , and analysis .
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jbarr5 - LibraryThing
Margaret Wise Brown, awakened by the moon by Leonard S. Marcus Story about Margaret, her life, her relatives and what interests they had while she grew up. Different places she visited and lived and ... Volledige review lezen
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I'm not a big biography reader, but I am a big children's book reader and Margaret Wise Brown is an important author in this field. Based on this book, her work shows a serenity and sureness that she ... Volledige review lezen