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Travels in Vermeer : a memoir

Author: Michael White
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, A Karen & Michael Braziller Book, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lyrical and intimate account of how a poet, in the midst of a bad divorce, finds consolation and grace through viewing the paintings of Vermeer, in six world cities. In the midst of a divorce (in which the custody of his young daughter is at stake) and over the course of a year, the poet Michael White, travels to Amsterdam, The Hague, Delft, London, Washington, and New York to view the paintings of Johannes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Named Person: Michael White; Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Michael White; Johannes Vermeer; Michael White
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael White
ISBN: 9780892554379 0892554371
OCLC Number: 881146195
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller Book."
Description: 178 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude [October] --
Amsterdam [March] --
The Hague and Delft [June] --
Anne [November] --
Washington, D.C. [December] --
Stephanie [March] --
How it works --
London [May] --
Two marriages --
An ending [May].
Responsibility: Michael White.

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A lyrical and intimate account of how a poet, in the midst of a bad divorce, finds consolation and grace through viewing the paintings of Vermeer, in six world cities. In the midst of a divorce (in which the custody of his young daughter is at stake) and over the course of a year, the poet Michael White, travels to Amsterdam, The Hague, Delft, London, Washington, and New York to view the paintings of Johannes Vermeer, an artist obsessed with romance and the inner life.

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