Title: WAITING FOR THE PARTY - The Life of Frances ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
274pp Indexed. Life story of the most successful writer of children's literature - "Litttle Lord Fauntleroy", "A Little Princess", "The Traveling Tooth", "The Camelthorn Papers", "The Secret Garden" and others (Loc 1044/1). Bookseller Inventory # 24447
Synopsis: Most people have heard of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" and "The Secret Garden", but many of them are unaware that the same woman wrote both books, 25 years apart, and was considered one of the leading writers in America. Exposed to the extremes of poverty and wealth, she survived two broken marriages and the death of a son. On the surface her life was extremely successful, but happiness eluded her. This book looks at her life and work.
Product Description: A moving biography of Burnett, author of The Secret Garden and A Little Princess and one of the more famous literary figures of the Gilded Age.
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