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An angel at my table : an autobiography : volume two

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Hutchinson, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] ... srtars with her journey to begin life as a student, continues with her incarceration in mental hospitals, 'a concentrated course in the horrors of insanity', and ends with her meeting with Charles Brasch, [C.K.] Karl and Kay Stead, and most importantly Frank Sargeson who supported and encouraged her. ..."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Janet Frame; Janet Frame
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
ISBN: 0091569109 9780091569105 0091569117 9780091569112
OCLC Number: 12526297
Notes: Also published London : Women's Press, 1984.
Volume 1 originally published New York : G. Braziller, 1982, under title: To the Is-land.
Awards: Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards, 1984: 3rd place.
New Zealand Book Awards, 1984: Non-fiction.
Description: 195 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one: Tricks of desperation (1. The stone ; 2. Number four Garden Terrace, Dunedin ; 3. The student ; 4. Again 'a country full of rivers' ; 5. Isabel and the growth of cities ; 6. Willowglen ; 7. 1945: one ; 8. 1945: two ; 9. 1945: three ; 10. 1945: four ; 11. The boardinghouse and the new world ; 12. Willowglen summer ; 13. Anothyer death by water ; 14. Dear educated ; 15. Threading needles) --
Part two: Finding the silk (16. Grand Hotel ; 17. Mr. [Charles] Brasch and Landfall ; 18. The photograph and the electric blanket ; 19. Up north ; 20. Mr [Frank] Sargeson and the Army hut ; 21. Talk of treasure ; 22. The pine trees in the cool of the evening ; 23. A death ; 24. The silkworms ; 25. Miss Lincoln, Beatrix Potter and Dr. Donne ; 26. Advice to the traveller ; 27. The traveller).
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[This book] ... srtars with her journey to begin life as a student, continues with her incarceration in mental hospitals, 'a concentrated course in the horrors of insanity', and ends with her meeting with Charles Brasch, [C.K.] Karl and Kay Stead, and most importantly Frank Sargeson who supported and encouraged her. ..."--Back cover.

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