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Learning to see : a novel of Dorothea Lange, the woman who revealed the real America

Author: Elise Hooper
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 1918, a fearless twenty-two-year old arrives in bohemian San Francisco from the Northeast, determined to make her own way as an independent woman. Renaming herself Dorothea Lange she is soon the celebrated owner of the city's most prestigious and stylish portrait studio and wife of the talented but volatile painter, Maynard Dixon. By the early 1930s, as America's economy collapses, her marriage founders and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Dorothea Lange; Dorothea Lange
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elise Hooper
ISBN: 9780062686534 0062686534
OCLC Number: 1082266642
Description: 362, 14 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Elise Hooper.

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Renaming herself Dorothea Lange she is soon the celebrated owner of the city's most prestigious and stylish portrait studio and wife of the talented but volatile painter, Maynard Dixon.By the early  Read more...

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"Historical fiction fans will gobble up Hooper's novel and be left with the satisfied feeling that they have lived through much of the 20th century with Dorothea Lange." -- Publishers Weekly "Hooper Read more...

 
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