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Picture Palace

Theroux, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0395264758 / ISBN 13: 9780395264751
Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), 1978
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hurlingham Books (London, Reino Unido)

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Título: Picture Palace

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

Año de publicación: 1978

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

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Sinopsis:

“Never a dull moment . . . Vivid and deft.” — New York Review of Books

Maude Pratt is a legend, a photographer famous for her cutting-edge techniques and uncanny ability to strip away the masks of the world’s most recognizable celebrities and luminaries. Now in her seventies, Maude has been in the public eye since the 1920s, and her unparalleled portfolio includes intimate portraits of Gertrude Stein, Hemingway, and Picasso. While Maude possesses a singular capability to expose the inner lives of her subjects, she is obsessive about protecting her own, hiding her deepest secret in the “picture palace” of her memory. But when a young archivist comes to stay in Maude’s Cape Cod home and begins sorting through her fifty years of work, Maude is forced to face her past and come to terms, at last, with the tragedies she’s buried.

“A breathtaking tale . . . Intangibly, intricately brilliant.” — Telegraph (UK)

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Penguin paperback, 1999, previous ISBN 978-0-140-05072-1

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