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The Resource Beautiful shadow : a life of Patricia Highsmith, Andrew Wilson

Beautiful shadow : a life of Patricia Highsmith, Andrew Wilson

Label
Beautiful shadow : a life of Patricia Highsmith
Title
Beautiful shadow
Title remainder
a life of Patricia Highsmith
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Wilson
Title variation
Life of Patricia Highsmith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A critical biography of suspense author Patricia Highsmith draws on a vast archive of diaries, notebooks, and letters, as well as interviews with friends, colleagues, and lovers, to offer a portrait of the lesbian author and her literary works
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Summary
A critical biography of acclaimed suspense author Patricia Highsmith draws on a vast archive of diaries, notebooks, and letters, as well as interviews with friends, colleagues, and lovers, to offer an incisive portrait of the lesbian author and her remarkable literary works. Reprint. 15,000 first printing
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Writing style
Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Critical/Biographical, 2004.
  • Lambda Literary Award for Biography/Autobiography, 2003.
Awards note
Lambda Literary Award, 2003
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172099
Cataloging source
GEC
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3558.I366
LC item number
Z95 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sidney Samuel Thomas biography collection
Target audience
adult
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a life of Patricia Highsmith
Label
Beautiful shadow : a life of Patricia Highsmith, Andrew Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 466-512) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The strange, subtle pluckings of terror 1945-1948
  • How I adore my Virginias 1945-1948
  • Yaddo, shadow--shadow, Yaddo! 1948
  • Instantly, I love her 1948-1949
  • Carol, in a thousand cities 1949-1951
  • Two identities: the victim and the murderer 1951-1953
  • Pat H, alias Ripley 1953-1955
  • Each Man is in His Spectres power 1955-1958
  • This sweet sickness 1958-1959
  • A lurking liking for those that flout the law 1959-1960
  • The forever seeking 1921 and before
  • The ultra neurotic 1960-1962
  • A freedom from responsibility 1962-1964
  • Love was an outgoing thing 1964-1967
  • This shimmery void 1967-1968
  • The false, the fake and the counterfeit 1968-1969
  • An equal opportunity offender 1969-1970
  • Name: Ishmael 1970-1971
  • What are the odds of cat versus person? 1971-1973
  • The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot 1973-1976
  • Your kisses fill me with terror 1976-1978
  • Born under a sickly star 1921-1927
  • A girl who allows me to dream 1978-1980
  • People who knock on the door 1980-1982
  • A strange interior world 1982-1983
  • Work is more fun than play 1983-1986
  • No end in sight 1986-1988
  • A face accustomed to its ghosts 1988
  • Art is not always healthy and why should it be? 1988-1992
  • I hesitate to make promises 1992-1995
  • A house divided 1927-1933
  • Suppressions 1933-1938
  • The taste of freedom 1938-1940
  • A trail of unmade beds 1940-1942
  • The dungeon of thy self 1942-1943
  • A carefully nurtured bohemianism 1943-1945
Control code
ocm52589915
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 534 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781582341989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)52589915
Label
Beautiful shadow : a life of Patricia Highsmith, Andrew Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 466-512) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The strange, subtle pluckings of terror 1945-1948
  • How I adore my Virginias 1945-1948
  • Yaddo, shadow--shadow, Yaddo! 1948
  • Instantly, I love her 1948-1949
  • Carol, in a thousand cities 1949-1951
  • Two identities: the victim and the murderer 1951-1953
  • Pat H, alias Ripley 1953-1955
  • Each Man is in His Spectres power 1955-1958
  • This sweet sickness 1958-1959
  • A lurking liking for those that flout the law 1959-1960
  • The forever seeking 1921 and before
  • The ultra neurotic 1960-1962
  • A freedom from responsibility 1962-1964
  • Love was an outgoing thing 1964-1967
  • This shimmery void 1967-1968
  • The false, the fake and the counterfeit 1968-1969
  • An equal opportunity offender 1969-1970
  • Name: Ishmael 1970-1971
  • What are the odds of cat versus person? 1971-1973
  • The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot 1973-1976
  • Your kisses fill me with terror 1976-1978
  • Born under a sickly star 1921-1927
  • A girl who allows me to dream 1978-1980
  • People who knock on the door 1980-1982
  • A strange interior world 1982-1983
  • Work is more fun than play 1983-1986
  • No end in sight 1986-1988
  • A face accustomed to its ghosts 1988
  • Art is not always healthy and why should it be? 1988-1992
  • I hesitate to make promises 1992-1995
  • A house divided 1927-1933
  • Suppressions 1933-1938
  • The taste of freedom 1938-1940
  • A trail of unmade beds 1940-1942
  • The dungeon of thy self 1942-1943
  • A carefully nurtured bohemianism 1943-1945
Control code
ocm52589915
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 534 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781582341989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)52589915

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