Perhaps your only chance to procure this scarce offering. Four volumes enclosed in custom slipcase. Personal life Tarkington was married to Laurel Louise Fletcher in 1902. Paul Bern directed Head over Heels 1922 , Grounds for Divorce 1925 , The Woman Racket uncredited, 1930 , and others; produced Anna Christie uncredited, 1930 with Greta Garbo; and wrote Suspicious Wives 1921 , The Marriage Circle 1924 directed by Ernst Lubitsch, The Great Deception 1926 , Beloved Rogue 1927 with John Barrymore, and others. In such classic novels as The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Tarkington displayed a mastery of realism and an astute, strikingly modern feel for psychology, capturing crucial transformations in our national life as they were manifested in changing social customs and in the very landscape itself, altered irrevocably by industrialization and environmental degradation. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. His work described Americans at their best, living lives of carefree bliss in a blessed land.
Bebe Daniels 1901 Ð 1971 was an American actress, singer, dancer, writer and producer. There is no recorded sale of this title in it's original dust jacket. He is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner and John Updike. One daughter, Laurel, died as a child. The book was made into a film in 1943. This may not have described what many people actually experienced but it did represent what many people wanted for themselves and for their families.
Empowering parents GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. From United Kingdom to U. This is the first volume of the trilogy Growth. The Magnificent Ambersons, inspiration for Orsen Welles's classic film, is a tour de force study in egoism, depicting the fall from grace of George Minafer, wayward scion of the once-unassailable Amberson family. In 1927, this book was retitled National Avenue. Booth Tarkington Newton Booth Tarkington July 29, 1869 — May 19, 1946 was an novelist and dramatist best known for his -winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.
Out of Tarkington's prolific writings novelist and critic Thomas Mallon has selected three works that show Tarkington at his best. Rather amateurish half calf slipcase. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in 1922. Also included are caricatures of John Drew, the commemorative dinner program celebrating Drew's 50th year on the stage, photographic plates from productions, and the memorial service program and letters to Skinner concerning Drew's death. Worth a deeper look: Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. His novels and plays were highly popular with the public.
Support GreatSchools in this effort! Tarkington made recurring appearances on as Tao and starred as Elihu Morgan on on 's. Internally immaculate as well, with no writing or markings of any kind. The pages have some foxing and light discoloration to the endpapers. Tarkington had several nephews, as well, who went on to publish a collection of the letters he had sent them: Your Amiable Uncle; Letters to His Nephews by Booth Tarkington 1949. The good news is the book is a true first edition. Tarkington donated substantially to Purdue University and has been recognized for his.
All books described as first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. This scarce dustjacket is seldom offered on the market and is quite rare in any condition. Gossip goes on about every human being alive and about all the dead that are alive enough to be remembered, and yet almost never does any harm until some defender makes a controversy. He first attended Purdue University for two years but graduated from in 1893. About this Item: Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City New York, 1921. Tarkington was also a trustee of John Herron Art Museum now Indianapolis Art Museum and wrote on his knowledge of art and used the subject as a setting for one of his stories.
The titular protagonist of Alice Adams, portrayed unforgettably by Katharine Hepburn in what many consider her finest performance, is one of the great heroines of American literature: like Henry James's Isabel Archer and the young women of Edith Wharton's novels, she is a spirited, complicated young woman contronting the limits of her time and place with her own headlong desires. The dust jacket is in very good condition. About this Item: Doubleday, 1921. The book is in very good condition with some wear to the boards. In the Arena: Stories of Political Life. He would go on to marry Susanah Kiefer Robinson of Dayton.
He was one of the most popular American novelists of his time, with appearing on the annual best-seller lists nine times. Original brown-red cloth, titles to front board and spine in black. A brand new facsimile reproduction dust jacket is included for protection and display. Tarkington Hall, an all-men's residence hall at Purdue, is named in honor of him. Interestingly, somewhere between 1940 and 1961, the book and letter were separated for there is also included a dealer's description of the letter alone, Item 243Ñpossibly from one of Walter M.
A small stain on the copyright page and the facing dedication page , a little smudging to the boards, a near fine copy in a partially price-clipped, very good plus dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown and light edgewear. About this Item: Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City New York, 1921. A small area of discoloration is present at the fore-edge of the textblock. A lovely copy nearly fine, in the rare printed dust jacket showing old tape mends and loss at spine. Spine ends and fore-tips lightly rubbed, offset to free endsheets from jacket flaps, shallow bleed from top-edge in upper margin of a few leaves, bookseller's label, but very good in somewhat darkened dust jacket with nicks and short tears at corners and front flap fold, some fraying at the head and toe of spine, and shallow discoloration along lower edge. Scuffed along joints; chip at head of spine; crack in gutter after half-title-p. Peter Parley to Penrod, pp.