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Artist in overalls : the life of Grant Wood

Author: John Duggleby
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [1996] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the life of the Iowa farm boy who struggled to realize his talents and who painted in Paris but returned home to focus on the land and people he knew best.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Grant Wood; Grant Wood; Grant Wood
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Duggleby
ISBN: 0811812421 9780811812429
OCLC Number: 32855536
Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 25 x 26 cm.
Responsibility: John Duggleby.
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The renowned painting American Gothic is famous around the world. This lively biography follows Grant Wood as he develops from a shy farm boy into a celebrated artist. It is complete with an  Read more...

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--"KIRKUS REVIEWS, " Pointer, March 1996 The painting American Gothic has become so ubiquitous that children may associate it with cartoons or cereal boxes without realizing its artistic origins. Read more...

 
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