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Vincent and Theo : the Van Gogh brothers

Author: Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: New York : Godwin Books / Henry Holt and Company, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Heiligman draws on the letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime to weave a tale of two lives intertwined as Theo supported Vincent's struggles to find his path in life.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heiligman, Deborah.
Vincent and Theo.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017
(DLC) 2016016667
Named Person: Vincent van Gogh; Theo van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh; Theo van Gogh; Theo van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh; Theo van Gogh
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Heiligman
ISBN: 9780805093391 0805093397
OCLC Number: 940282112
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award, 2017
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2017
Michael L. Printz Honor, 2018
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2018
Target Audience: Ages 14-17.
Description: 454 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Threshold --
Entresol: A glimpse into the future --
Beginnings (1852-1872) --
Dangers (1873-1875) --
Missteps, stumbles (1875-1879) --
Fissures (1879-1880) --
The quest (1880-1882) --
Storms (1882-1883) --
Endings and beginnings (1884-1885) --
An expanded palette (1885-1887) --
Bonds (1887-1888) --
Passions (1888) --
Abundances (1888-1889) --
Futures (1890) --
A sense of the finite (1890) --
Remains (1890-1891) --
Exit --
People --
Vincent and Theo's journey.
Responsibility: Deborah Heiligman.

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The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Heiligman draws on the letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime to weave a tale of two lives intertwined as Theo supported Vincent's struggles to find his path in life.

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A valuable addition to the available literature on the Van Gogh brothers

by SuzanneLaPierre (WorldCat user published 2018-02-06) Excellent Permalink

In addition to being a fast-paced gripping read, this book aimed at young adults is well-researched from primary sources (hundreds of letters between Theo and Vincent throughout their lives, and from Jo, Theo's...
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