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The looking glass brother

Author: Peter von Ziegesar
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Peter von Ziegesar had just moved to New York and was awaiting the birth of his first child when a dark shape stepped from the looking glass of his past on to a Greenwich Village street. The Looking Glass Brother is Peter von Ziegesar's remarkable memoir of a life that began in the exquisite enclaves of Long Island's gilded age families and is now lived, in part, as the keeper of his homeless and schizophrenic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Narrative non-fiction
Named Person: Peter von Ziegesar; Peter von Ziegesar; Peter von Ziegesar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter von Ziegesar
ISBN: 9780312592981 0312592981 1429989904 9781429989909
OCLC Number: 811597635
Description: 322 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter von Ziegesar.
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The fascinating true story of von Ziegesar's life of privilege mirrored by that of his half-brother of the same name, a homeless schizophrenic man and former violin prodigy. Woven through this  Read more...

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