Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue

The story of a woman's struggle to come to terms with the death of her estranged daughter, it explores themes that Purdy has long made his own: the mysterious connections between creativity and self-destruction; the human alchemy that binds ...

Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue

Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue

A grieving mother struggles to come to terms with the death of her estranged daughter, an artistic, passionate, doomed woman whom she is still striving to understand

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Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue
Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: James Purdy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-09 - Publisher: Quill

A grieving mother struggles to come to terms with the death of her estranged daughter, an artistic, passionate, doomed woman whom she is still striving to understand
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James Purdy
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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International Who's Who in Poetry 2005
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Pages: 385
Authors: Europa Publications
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
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