Cover image for Listening for Madeleine
Author
Publisher
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Description
336
Call #
B L'Engle M
Summary
"A book of interviews with people who knew Madeleine L'Engle, author of the children's classic A WRINKLE IN TIME, in the many facets of her life"--
Subjects
ISBN #
9780374298975

 

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1600541

 

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Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  Writer. Matriarch. Mentor. Friend. Icon. Madeleine L'Engle is perhaps best recognized as the author of A Wrinkle in Time , the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that won the 1963 John Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature and has enthralled millions of readers for the past fifty years. But to those who knew her well, L'Engle was much more besides: a larger-than-life persona, an inspiring mentor, a strong-willed matriarch, a spiritual guide, and a rare friend. In Listening for Madeleine , the renowned literary historian and biographer Leonard S. Marcus reveals Madeleine L'Engle in all her complexity, through a series of incisive interviews with the people who knew her most intimately. Vivid reminiscences of family members, colleagues, and friends create a kaleidoscope of keen insights and snapshop moments that help readers to understand the many sides of this singularly fascinating woman.

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