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Sheep, Moors and Sea

By: Williams, Alice Cary

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003306

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Nantucket Island, around the turn of the century, one of the last strongholds of the old New England "quaintness, " comes radiantly alive in this charming personal reminiscence. Told in an engaging narrative style, the early ears of Jennie Randall, daughter of the "city" country doctor of the Ialand, are re-created so simply that the reader is whisked back to a gracious, friendly, unhurried way of life, all but forgotten in the hurly-burly of the precarious present. Binding has a slight bump on one corner. The jacket is rubbed on the back and has a bit of foxing on the inside, ... View more info

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Manic Depression and the Life of Virginia Woolf

By: Dally, Peter

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Griffin: 2001

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 003942

ISBN: 0312272731

Condition: New


Combining his knowledge as a doctor and a lifelong fascination with Virginia Woolf's life and work, eminent psychiatrist Peter Dally offers a haunting and compelling look at the depression that tormented Virginia Woolf through her adult years. He discusses the three occasions when Virginia went mad, which terrified Virginia, and through the experiences offered extraordinary insight into her craft, Woolf lived in constant fear of her dreadful affliction. Compassionate and disturbing, this study is the first to look at Virginia Woolf's life from the perspective of her illness. Black & white phot... View more info