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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life As Rose Red

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life As Rose Red

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ISBN 10: 0786868015 / ISBN 13: 9780786868018
Published by Hyperion Books, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition, third printing. Fine condition. No jacket as issued. Flat signed by author "Ridley Pearson aka Joyce Reardon" on title page. COA available upon request. Publisher's Note At the turn of the century, young bride Ellen Rimbauer begins to keep a journal that describes her marriage to Seattle industrialist John Rimbauer, her confusions and fear over her new life and emerging sexuality, and the nightmare living in the Rimbauer mansion, Rose Red, a site that would become the scene of many horrific and inexplicable tragedies. The turn-of-the-century journal of young bride Ellen Rimbauer describes her marriage to Seattle industrialist John Rimbauer and the nightmare living in the Rimbauer mansion, Rose Red, a site that would become the scene of many inexplicable tragedies. Industry reviews "A small gem has been crafted here, primarily due to the author's apparent familiarity with a woman's innermost thoughts, as well as writing a tale relating century-old mores." Globe and Mail (Toronto) - Bram Eisenthal (02/16/2002). Bookseller Inventory # 002227

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Title: The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life As Rose...

Publisher: Hyperion Books, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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At the turn of the twentieth century, Ellen Rimbauer became the young bride of Seattle industrialist John Rimbauer, and began keeping a remarkable diary. This diary became the secret place where Ellen could confess her fears of the new marriage, her confusion over her emerging sexuality, and the nightmare that her life would become. The diary not only follows the development of a girl into womanhood, it follows the construction of the Rimbauer mansioncalled Rose Redan enormous home that would be the site of so many horrific and inexplicable tragedies in the years ahead. The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red is a rare document, one that gives us an unusual view of daily life among the aristocracy in the early 1900s, a window into one womans hidden emotional torment, and a record of the mysterious events at Rose Red that scandalized Seattle society at the timeevents that can only be fully understood now that the diary has come to light. Edited by Joyce Reardon, Ph.D. as part of her research, the diary is being published as preparations are being made by Dr. Reardon to enter Rose Red and fully investigate its disturbing history.

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Dr. Joyce Reardon has been a professor at the university for 15 years, becoming the Paranormal Studies department chairman in 1999. She holds an undergraduate degree from Beaumont, graduate degrees from City College, and a doctorate in Paranormal Studies from Greenwich University. In 1998, she began researching the mysteries of Rose Red after discovering Ellen Rimbauer's diary.

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