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The Red Shoes; Margaret Atwood Starting Out
Sullivan, Rosemary,
ISBN: 0002554232
Book Number: 0110370
HarperFlamingo Canada, Toronto, 1998. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Canadian Edition . (10) 362 (3), introduction by author, notes, acknowledgements and index. There is a section of eight pages of black-and-white photographs between pages 120 and 121. Photographic cover with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Light age toning of the text block edges and of the internal text. There is evidence of the pages of the book coming into contact with moisture from approximately page 330 through two end of book. " In the 1940s film The Red Shoes, a beautiful ballerina commits suicide when life forces her to choose between art and love. Margaret Atwood remembers being devastated by this movie as a young girl, but unlike many of her contemporaries, she came to reject its underlying message. How did Atwood, in those pre-feminist days, find the courage and confidence to believe in herself? In the Red Shoes, Award-winning biographer and poet Rosemary Sullivan explores the unfolding of a remarkable writer's career. She focuses on Atwood's formative years through to the late 1970s when the major elements of Atwood's life -- the publication of Surfacing, Power Politics, and The Edible Woman, the relationship with writer Graeme Gibson, the birth of a daughter, the focus on Canadian culture -- set in place." -- from the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Canada; ISBN: 0002554232. ISBN/EAN: 9780002554237. Inventory No: 0110370.
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