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Author: Wendy W Fairey
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wendy W. Fairey grew up among books. Her mother, the famous Hollywood columnist Sheilah Graham, was F. Scott Fitzgerald's last love--he died in her living room in 1940. As part of a 'College of One' education, Fitzgerald would bring Graham literary classics from Charles Dickens to William Thackeray, Virginia Woolf, and Henry James. The protagonists of these books later became Fairey's intimates. Leaving her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Wendy W Fairey; Wendy W Fairey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy W Fairey
ISBN: 9781628725377 1628725370
OCLC Number: 884814993
Description: 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: From Orphan to Immigrant --
David Copperfield --
Jane Eyre and Becky Sharp --
Daniel Deronda --
Isabel Archer and Tess of the d'Urbervilles --
The Odd Women and Howards End --
To the Lighthouse --
A Passage to India and Beyond --
Postscripts --
Reading Group Questions and Topics for Discussion.
Responsibility: Wendy W. Fairey.

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Wendy Fairey grew up among books. Her mother, the famous Hollywood columnist Sheila Graham, was F. Scott Fitzgerald's last love--he died in their living room in 1940. Fitzgerald would bring home  Read more...

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