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Runaway girl : the artist Louise Bourgeois

Author: Jan Greenberg; Sandra Jordan
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the life of renowned modern artist Louise Bourgeois, who is known primarily for her sculptures.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ougrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenberg, Jan, 1942-
Runaway girl.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003
(OCoLC)608386963
Named Person: Louise Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Greenberg; Sandra Jordan
ISBN: 0810942372 9780810942370
OCLC Number: 50333907
Awards: Short-listed for Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award 2005
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Family tapestry --
Family secrets --
A young artist in Paris --
Runaway girl --
The New York art scene --
The great decade --
Spider, spider, burning bright.
Responsibility: Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan.
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Written for young teenagers, this is an intimate look at the life and work of sculptor Louise Bourgeois. Family photographs and reproductions of Bourgeois's work are interspersed with exclusive  Read more...

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"I was in effect a runaway girl....All my work in the past 50 years, all my subjects, have found their inspiration in my childhood."

 
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