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The Resource Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy

Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy

Label
Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters
Title
Becoming Madeleine
Title remainder
a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This elegant and insightful biography of Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was written by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy. Using never-before-seen archival materials that include photographs, poems, letters, and journal entries from when Madeleine was a child until just after the publication of her classic, A Wrinkle in Time, her granddaughters weave together an in-depth and unique view of the famous writer. It is a story of overcoming obstacles--a lonely childhood, financial insecurity, and countless rejections of her writing--and eventual triumph. Becoming Madeleine will speak not only to fans of the icon's work, but also to anyone interested in writing. --! From publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle school
LC call number
PS3523.E55
LC item number
Z885 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The best school for a writer
  • Making a living
  • Work and love
  • Marriage and children
  • Making the leap
  • Before Madeleine
  • A New York City childhood
  • Trouble at school
  • Switzerland
  • From child to teen
  • The Eustace affair
  • Senior year
  • The college years
Control code
ocn989519761
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
162 pages
Isbn
9780374307646
Lccn
2017014004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o989519761
  • (OCoLC)989519761
Label
Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The best school for a writer
  • Making a living
  • Work and love
  • Marriage and children
  • Making the leap
  • Before Madeleine
  • A New York City childhood
  • Trouble at school
  • Switzerland
  • From child to teen
  • The Eustace affair
  • Senior year
  • The college years
Control code
ocn989519761
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
162 pages
Isbn
9780374307646
Lccn
2017014004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o989519761
  • (OCoLC)989519761

Library Locations

    • Hamilton-Wenham Public LibraryBorrow it
      14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US
      42.6118166 -70.8797517
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