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Robert McCloskey : a private life in words and pictures

Author: Jane McCloskey
Publisher: Kittery Point, Me. : Seapoint Books ; [Lanham, Md.] : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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McCloskey wrote and painted what he knew: from his Midwestern childhood to island life in Maine. His younger daughter, Jane, chronicles the loving, difficult, but productive family relationships in a way that will add depth and meaning to his wonderful books.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert McCloskey; Robert McCloskey; Robert McCloskey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane McCloskey
ISBN: 9780978689964 0978689968
OCLC Number: 648921576
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 200 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Robert McCloskey 1914-2003 --
Early years --
My mother --
The island --
Artist's daughters --
Time of wonder --
My grandparents at Gull Rock --
New York --
Journey to Maine with Bob --
Mexico, first year --
Trouble in paradise --
Mexico, second year --
Entering adolescence --
High school --
Fame --
Dinner with my parents --
The paranormal and the weird --
Spies and the underworld --
Mom dying --
Dad dying --
Seagulls.
Responsibility: Jane McCloskey.

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McCloskey wrote and painted what he knew: from his Midwestern childhood to island life in Maine. His younger daughter, Jane, chronicles the loving, difficult, but productive family relationships in a way that will add depth and meaning to his wonderful books.

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