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Waiting for the Party: The Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1849-1924

Thwaite, Ann

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ISBN 10: 0879237902 / ISBN 13: 9780879237905
Published by David R Godine Publisher, Boston, MA, 1991
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Literary biography of the author of "The Secret Garden" and "A Little Princess". Covers have moderate edgewear with a few small scuffs. No creases on the spine. Interior pages are clean. Bookseller Inventory # 004612

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Title: Waiting for the Party: The Life of Frances ...

Publisher: David R Godine Publisher, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Printing

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A moving biography of Burnett, author of The Secret Garden and A Little Princess and one of the more famous literary figures of the Gilded Age.

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Lacking personal happiness despite her professional success, Burnett, best known for children's tales, was also an author of adult fiction and a friend of Henry James and President Garfield. PW called this "an absorbing view of an unusual and restless woman whose fiction had the world dancing to her tune." Illustrated.
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