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Finding my way : the autobiography of an optimist

Author: Evelyn Stefansson Nef
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Francis Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Evelyn Stefansson Nef; Evelyn Stefansson Nef; Evelyn Stefansson Nef
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Stefansson Nef
ISBN: 0966505158 9780966505153
OCLC Number: 48944352
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 304 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Brooklyn childhood --
The loss of my parents --
Trying my wings --
Romany Marie's and Bucky Fuller --
Life with Bil Baird --
Making my way alone --
Unexplored territory at the Stefansson Library --
The beginning of a beautiful relationship --
A brief history of Vilhjalmur Stefansson --
A man of many talents --
Dearing farm --
World War II and the "Encyclopedia artica" --
Becoming --
Life in Hanover --
The Lattimores and McCarthyism --
Illness and professional growth --
Paget's disease and "dying order" --
Stef's death --
Mrs. Stefansson goes to Washington --
Meeting and marrying John Nef --
Honeymoon and beyond --
The Chagalls --
A new home and new projects --
Discovering psychotherapy --
A new career late in life --
John Nef's death --
Philanthropy and life in the 1990s and beyond.
Responsibility: Evelyn Stefansson Nef.

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