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Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery: 1935-1942
L. M. Montgomery
0195421167
December 2004
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
Scholarship has caught up with what thousands of readers already know: the work of Lucy Maud Montgomery is fascinating and rich and not only for children. As scholars study Anne of Green Gables and the rest of Montgomery's prolific output, they have found that the books often overshadow the author herself. These two works highlight both Montgomery and her creations, giving readers insight into the personality that created characters who have captured the imaginations of readers for generations. The fourth volume of the Journals (Oxford published Volume 1 in 1986 and Volume 3 in 1993) provides a fascinating look at a period in Montgomery's life that was full of fatalism, fear, and moments of joy. She suffered through the Depression, witnessed her husband's nervous breakdown (and feared her own), became the unwilling...


Alpine Path: The Story of My Career
L. M. Montgomery
1550412949
July 1997
Paperback
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Book Description
Lucy Maude Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables, wrote this charming autobiographical memoir in mid-career. It originally appeared as a series of magazine articles, and is the most complete account Montgomery published of her childhood and early years as a writer. Montgomery was determined to become a writer, and she never wavered in her resolve. She was practical, hardworking, and a thorough professional, proud of her accomplishments. All those who have enjoyed the Anne books will be fascinated by this intimate bacground story of their author. Readers who love Prince Edward Island will be delighted by her desciptions of the countryside and its people.(Autobiography)

About the Author
Lucy Maud Montgomery's (1874-1942) first book, Anne of Green Gables was published...


L. M. Montgomery
Marylou Morano Kjelle
0791082342
March 2005
Hardcover
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From Booklist
Gr. 6-9. Kjelle begins her biography of author Montgomery by detailing the numerous rejection notices the author received before she finally got a publishing contract forAnne of Green Gables. In candid, lively writing that carefully separates fact from supposition, Kjelle follows the prolific writer through her career, offering detailed insight into Montgomery's personal life along the way. Boxes containing additional facts about Montgomery (she was a "passionate" photographer and avid scrapbook maker) break up the long columns of text, as do numerous photos, including stills from the movie versions of her books. A fine resource for reports, this title in the Who Wrote That? series will draw fans of Montgomery's books, who will be intrigued by the parallels between the author's biography and her fictional orphan...


The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L. M. Montgomery, Author of Anne of Green Gables
Mollie Gillian
1550412965
April 1997
Paperback
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Review
Distinguished historian and biographer Mollie Gillen corrects that oversight with this portrait of a "vividly real human being." - Ottawa Citizen "... an unexpected and delightful surprise ... a fresh and in-depth picture of a truly remarkable woman." - Halifax Chronicle-Herald

Book Description
Lucy Maud Montgomery was a complex, contradictory woman whose literary achievements rank among the most popular of all Canadian writing. Every Canadian knows Anne of Green Gables, yet very few of us know Lucy Maud Montgomery.


The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery
Irene Gammel (Editor)
0802086764
March 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Filled with eleven essays that illuminate Montgomery's personal writings and photographic self-portraits and probe the ways in which she actively shaped her life as a work of art.


The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery
Irene Gammel (Editor)
0802089240
February 2005
Hardcover
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Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery
Alexandra Heilbron
1550023624
September 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canada's most beloved author, not only gave the world the classic novel Anne of Green Gables, but she was also a devoted minister's wife, mother, neighbour, and friend to many, who in turn were honoured to have know this great lady. In Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery, the writer is remembered through first-hand reminiscences of the people who knew her. Her Sunday school students, neighbours, maids, family, and friends paint a portrait of Montgomery as she has never before been seen. Not only does this book uncover fascinating sides of the author and provide fresh ancedotes, but it includes many photographs that are published for the first time. Even Montgomery's most devoted fans will find stories to surprise, delight, and at times even shock them.

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Album
Alexandra Heilbron (Editor)
155041853X
May 2003
Paperback
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From Library Journal
Scholarship has caught up with what thousands of readers already know: the work of Lucy Maud Montgomery is fascinating and rich and not only for children. As scholars study Anne of Green Gables and the rest of Montgomery's prolific output, they have found that the books often overshadow the author herself. These two works highlight both Montgomery and her creations, giving readers insight into the personality that created characters who have captured the imaginations of readers for generations. The fourth volume of the Journals (Oxford published Volume 1 in 1986 and Volume 3 in 1993) provides a fascinating look at a period in Montgomery's life that was full of fatalism, fear, and moments of joy. She suffered through the Depression, witnessed her husband's nervous breakdown (and feared her own), became the unwilling...


Jane Eyre's American Daughters: From the Wide, Wide World to Anne of Green Gables: A Study of Marginalized Maidens and What They Mean
John D. Seelye
0874138868
July 2005
Hardcover
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Fall Down, Laughing: How Squiggy Caught Multiple Sclerosis and Didn't Tell Nobody
David L. Lander
1585420522
September 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
In the summer of 1999, David Lander revealed publicly that he suffers from multiple sclerosis-a secret he'd kept for fifteen years even while living and working in Hollywood's celebrity fishbowl. Diagnosed with the illness after filming the last episode of Laverne and Shirley, Lander continued to develop his film and television career while hiding his illness. His success was an astonishing testament to his physical and emotional strength and his determination to prove that those with M.S. can still enjoy fulfilling and challenging lives.

Fall Down, Laughing is the humorous and poignant story of Lander's courageous struggle with multiple sclerosis. Over the years, Lander tried everything to improve his condition: exercise programs, alternative medicine, support groups, the latest crop of designer...

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