The velveteen daughter : a novel / Laurel Davis Huber.
- 0 of 1 copy available at Altoona Area Public Library.
- 0 of 1 copy available at Blair County Library System.
1 current hold with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Altoona Area Public Library||F HUB (Text)||33240004876903||Adult Bestseller||Checked Out||08/30/2018|
- ISBN: 9781631521928
- ISBN: 1631521926
- Physical Description: 399 pages : illustrations, ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2017.
Includes discussion questions.
Includes endnotes regarding the authenticity of the story, pages 381-384.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-393).
The story of Margery Williams Bianco, author of the beloved children's book 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, including 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.
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