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Rivers of light : the life of Claire Myers Owens

Author: Miriam Kalman Friedman
Publisher: Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Brings well-deserved attention to author Claire Myers Owens' little known yet extraordinary life and passionate spirit. Drawing on autobiographies, letters, journals, and novels, Friedman chronicles  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friedman, Miriam Kalman, author.
Rivers of light
Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019008894
Named Person: Claire Myers Owens; Claire Myers Owens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Kalman Friedman
ISBN: 9780815636335 0815636334 9780815611073 0815611072
OCLC Number: 1078891326
Description: xiii, 437 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the wind --
Smug harbor: 1896-1912 --
A bundle of contradictions: 1909-1913 --
Rote Hill: 1913-1916 --
Be wise: 1916-1917 --
Nithking: 1917-1919 --
New chimera: 1919-1920 --
Rivers of light: 1921-1931 --
If it's predictable: 1928-1935 --
Parallel letters/parallel lives: 1930-1935 --
"The wolfe" at the door: 1935-1937 --
Expiedway ten: 1937-1949 --
Awakening: discovery of the self: 1949-1963 --
The lady and her court: 1963-1969 --
The end is the beginning: 1970-1976 --
"Grande amoureuse": 1976-1983.
Responsibility: Miriam Kalman Friedman.

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