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Pain, parties, work : Sylvia Plath in New York, summer 1953

Author: Elizabeth Winder
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In May of 1953, a twenty-one-year-old Plath arrived in New York City, the guest editor of Mademoiselle's annual College Issue. She lived at the Barbizon Hotel, attended the ballet, went to a Yankees game, and danced at the West Side Tennis Club. She was supposed to be having the time of her life. But what would follow was, in Plath's words, twenty-six days of pain, parties, and work which, ultimately, changed the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Sylvia Plath; Sylvia Plath; Sylvia Plath; Sylvia Plath
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Winder
ISBN: 0062085492 9780062085498
OCLC Number: 795757180
Description: xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first week: euphoria --
Sylvia, before --
The second week: lost illusions --
The third week: alienation --
The fourth week: La Femme --
The issue --
The aftermath --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Winder.
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In May of 1953, a twenty-one-year-old Plath arrived in New York City, the guest editor of Mademoiselle's annual College Issue. She lived at the Barbizon Hotel, attended the ballet, went to a Yankees game, and danced at the West Side Tennis Club. She was supposed to be having the time of her life. But what would follow was, in Plath's words, twenty-six days of pain, parties, and work which, ultimately, changed the course of her life.

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