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Letters from the lost generation

Letters from the lost generation

Gerald and Sara Murphy and friends

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • United States,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964 -- Correspondence.,
    • Murphy, Sara -- Correspondence.,
    • Painters -- United States -- Correspondence.,
    • Painters" spouses -- United States -- Correspondence.,
    • Expatriate painters -- France -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- France.,
    • Americans -- France -- History -- 20th century.,
    • France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Linda Patterson Miller.
      ContributionsMurphy, Gerald, 1888-1964., Murphy, Sara., Miller, Linda Patterson, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND237.M895 A3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 362 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1881483M
      ISBN 100813516420
      LC Control Number90042139

      Does the world really need another book about the “greatest generation?” When it’s this one, “Yes, absolutely.” Two reasons why: 1) Letters Lost Then Found – more than any Hollywood film, TV show or book this Baby Boomer has ever seen – provides an accurate and realistic picture of what life was really like back in the day when America’s citizens did something more than slap . Book. Citation. Miller, Linda Patterson, ed. Letters from the Lost Generation: Gerald and Sara Murphy and Friends. Exp. ed. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, Annotation. Extensive collection of correspondence to and from the Murphys spanning the years through Offers intriguing insights into the lives of the couple and Author: Linda Patterson Miller.


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