The Resource The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman: : a novel, Sena Jeter Naslund, (electronic resource)

The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman: : a novel, Sena Jeter Naslund, (electronic resource)

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The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman: : a novel
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The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman:
Title remainder
a novel
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Sena Jeter Naslund
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  • Fountain of St. James Court
  • Portrait of the artist as an old woman
  • Fountain of Saint James Court
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eng
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"Is it a crime to live? To create happiness for yourself through your own work?" How do writers and painters get their ideas? And what are the hard realities of such seemingly glamorous and romantic lives? In her groundbreaking new novel, New York Times bestselling author Sena Jeter Naslund explores the transformative power of art, history, and love in the lives of creative women. It's midnight on St. James Court, at the heart of which is a beautiful fountain sculpture of Venus rising from the sea. Kathryn Callaghan has just finished the first draft of her novel about renowned painter ¿lisabeth Vigě-Le Brun, a survivor of the French Revolution who was hated for her sympathetic portraits of Marie Antoinette. Although the manuscript is complete, its author remains haunted by ¿lisabeth's experiences, which are revealed in Sena Jeter Naslund's ingenious novel-within-a-novel interleaved with the chronicle of a day in the life of Kathryn Callaghan. Despite being separated by time, place, and culture, Kathryn and ¿lisabeth possess similar gifts and burdens: uncompromising aesthetic codes, fierce pride in their artistic expression, and unwavering love and sacrifice for their children. And before the next midnight rolls around, Kathryn will have confronted personal danger as frightening as the butchery that ¿lisabeth faced during the Reign of Terror. Each woman will be called upon and tested; each will, like Venus, rise triumphantly above the expectations of her world. In this, her compelling and intimate ninth book, Sena Jeter Naslund presents the reader with an eye-opening alternate vision of The Artist: not an angry young man but a woman of age and hard-won experience who has created for herself, against enormous odds, a fulfilling life of thoroughly realized achievement
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Naslund, Sena Jeter
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813/.54
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fiction
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Read by Barbara Caruso
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  • Caruso, Barbara
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  • Women novelists
  • Women artists
  • London (England)
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The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman: : a novel, Sena Jeter Naslund, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9780062295651
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The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman: : a novel, Sena Jeter Naslund, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11587649
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 43 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9780062295651
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11587649
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sound
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other
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11587649
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