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House of wits : an intimate portrait of the James family

Author: Paul Fisher
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the eccentric and brilliant James family, which produced three famous children--novelist Henry, philosopher William, and feminist Alice--examines the experiences, relationships, ideas, conflicts, and lifestyle that shaped members of the family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James family.; James family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fisher
ISBN: 9780805074901 0805074902 9780805090208 0805090207
OCLC Number: 166378094
Description: x, 693 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The voyage of the Atlantic --
Panic --
Shadow passions --
The nursery of geniuses --
Hotel children --
Implosion --
Athenian eros --
Bottled lightning --
Heiresses abroad --
Matches --
Boston marriage --
Abandonment --
Steamer news --
Spirits --
Curtain calls --
The imperial twilight --
The emperor in the room.
Responsibility: Paul Fisher.
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A portrait of the eccentric and brilliant James family, which produced three famous children--novelist Henry, philosopher William, and feminist Alice--examines the experiences, relationships, ideas, conflicts, and lifestyle that shaped members of the family.

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