The Forest Lover

bySusan Vreeland

Paperback | November 30, 2004

The Forest Lover by Susan Vreeland
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In her acclaimed novels, Susan Vreeland has given us portraits of painting and life that are as dazzling as their artistic subjects. Now, in The Forest Lover, she traces the courageous life and career of Emily Carr, who?more than Georgia O?Keeffe or Frida Kahlo?blazed a path for modern women artists. Overcoming the confines of Victorian culture, Carr became a major force in modern art by capturing an untamed British Columbia and its indigenous peoples just before industrialization changed them forever. From illegal potlatches in tribal communities to artists? studios in pre?World War I Paris, Vreeland tells her story with gusto and suspense, giving us a glorious novel that will appeal to lovers of art, native cultures, and lush historical fiction.
Coming out of the Louvre for the first time in 1971, dizzy with new love, I stood on Pont Neuf and made a pledge to myself that the art of this newly discovered world in the Old World would be my life companion. Never had history been more vibrant, its voices more resonating, its images more gripping. On this first trip to Europe, I fe...
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Title:The Forest LoverFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:464 pages, 7.28 X 4.45 X 1.24 inShipping dimensions:464 pages, 7.28 X 4.45 X 1.24 inPublished:November 30, 2004Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143034308

ISBN - 13:9780143034308

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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