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Hide-and-seek with angels : a life of J.M. Barrie

Author: Lisa Chaney
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of "Peter Pan" author J.M. Barrrie, describing his childhood in Scotland, his brother's death, his marriage to Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, his relationship with her sons, and the fantasies and demons that influenced every aspect of his life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J M Barrie; J M Barrie; J M Barrie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Chaney
ISBN: 0312357796 9780312357795
OCLC Number: 64592204
Notes: Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2005.
Description: xv, 412 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: 'It's no' him, it's just me ... ' --
The happiest years of his life --
'Literature was my game ... ' --
'To be forever known ... ' --
A serious purpose --
'Genius in him ... ' --
Mary --
'You must decide ... ' --
Dreams and reality --
America and fame --
Sylvia --
The boy castaways --
A second chance --
Origins --
Making a masterpiece --
'I'm youth I'm joy ... ' --
Disquiet --
'The saddest most terrible night ... ' --
The end of a marriage --
A kind of family --
War --
'Something in ourselves ... ' --
Cynthia and Michael --
Beyond the reach of time --
Release.
Responsibility: Lisa Chaney.
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Chronicles the life of "Peter Pan" author J.M. Barrrie, describing his childhood in Scotland, his brother's death, his marriage to Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, his relationship with her sons, and the fantasies and demons that influenced every aspect of his life.

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