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WAITING FOR THE PARTY - The Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett 1849-1924

Thwaite, Ann

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ISBN 10: 0684139898 / ISBN 13: 9780684139890
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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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

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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

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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.

From Publishers Weekly:

Lacking personal happiness despite her professional success, Burnett, best known for children's tales, was also an author of adult fiction and a friend of Henry James and President Garfield. PW called this "an absorbing view of an unusual and restless woman whose fiction had the world dancing to her tune." Illustrated.
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