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Portrait of a marriage

Author: Nigel Nicolson
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando. The story of Sackville-West's marriage to Harold Nicolson is one of intrigue and bewilderment. Their son, this book's author, combines his mother's memoir with his own explanations and what he learned from their many letters. Even during her various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nicolson, Nigel.
Portrait of a marriage.
New York, Atheneum, 1973
(OCoLC)573359294
Named Person: V Sackville-West; Harold Nicolson; Violet Trefusis; Harold Nicolson; V Sackville-West; Violet Trefusis; Harold Nicolson; Vita Sackville-West
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Nicolson
ISBN: 0689105746 9780689105746
OCLC Number: 719294
Description: xi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface / by Nigel Nicolson --
pt. I / by V. Sackville-West --
Chronology, 1827-1917 --
pt. II / by Nigel Nicolson --
pt. III / by V. Sackville-West --
Chronology, 1918-1921 --
pt. IV / by Nigel Nicolson --
pt. V / by Nigel Nicolson.
Responsibility: by Nigel Nicolson.

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Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando. The story of Sackville-West's marriage to Harold Nicolson is one of intrigue and bewilderment. Their son, this book's author, combines his mother's memoir with his own explanations and what he learned from their many letters. Even during her various love affairs with women, Vita maintained a loving marriage with Harold. This book presents an often misunderstood but always fascinating couple.

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