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Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue : a novel

Author: James Purdy
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow and Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A bourgeois mother's quest in 1930s Chicago to learn about her dead daughter, a bohemian artist with whom she never got on. The quest takes Carrie Kinsella through the shocking world of jazz, alcohol and sex--but also of her daughter's paintings--and she emerges from her journey filled with motherly pride.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Purdy, James.
Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue.
New York : W. Morrow and Co., ©1997
(OCoLC)607063364
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Purdy
ISBN: 068815901X 9780688159016
OCLC Number: 38216483
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: James Purdy.

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A bourgeois mother's quest in 1930s Chicago to learn about her dead daughter, a bohemian artist with whom she never got on. The quest takes Carrie Kinsella through the shocking world of jazz, alcohol and sex--but also of her daughter's paintings--and she emerges from her journey filled with motherly pride.

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