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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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Algonquin Books
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Number Of Pages
232
Publication Date
January 10, 1997
ISBN
9781565121218

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, Jean Cocteau, Tennessee WIlliams, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Product details

Published By
Algonquin Books
Categories
Number Of Pages
232
Publication Date
January 10, 1997
ISBN
9781565121218

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