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Born to be posthumous : the eccentric life and mysterious genius of Edward Gorey / Mark Dery

Dery, Mark, 1959- (author.).
Book Book (2018.)
Description: viii, 503 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, photographs ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
1 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Peabody - Peabody Institute Library. (Show preferred library)
8 current holds with 5 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW PS 3557 .O753 Z57 2018 (Text to Phone) In transit -
Beverly Main On Order On Order 458560 (Text to Phone) In process -
Gloucester Adult New Books New 920/Gorey (Text to Phone) Checked out 01/02/2019
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW B GOREY DER (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Biography B/ GOREY, E./D (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/21/2018

  • ISBN: 9780316188548
  • ISBN: 0316188549
  • Edition: First Edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages: 423-484) and idex.
Contents: A Good Mystery -- A Suspiciously Normal Childhood: Chicago, 1925-44 -- Mauve Sunsets: Dugway, 1944-46 -- "Terribly Intellectual and Avant-Garde and All That Jazz": Harvard, 1946-50 -- Sacred Monsters: Cambridge, 1950-53 -- "Like a Captive Balloon, Motionless Between Sky and Earth": New York, 1953 -- Hobbies Odd: Ballet, the Gotham Book Mart, Silent Film, Feuillade: 1953 -- Épater le Bourgeois: 1954-58 -- "Working Perversely to Please Himself": 1959-63 -- Nursery Crimes: The Gashlycrumb Tinies and Other Outrages: 1963 -- Worshipping in Balanchine's Temple: 1964-67 -- Mail Bonding: Collaborations: 1967-72 -- Dracula: 1973-78 -- Mystery!: 1979-85 -- Strawberry Lane Forever: Cape Cod, 1985-2000 -- Flapping Ankles, Crazed Teacups, and Other Entertainments -- "Awake in the Dark of Night Thinking Gorey Thoughts" -- The Curtain Falls.
Summary: The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense.
Citation: Dery, Mark. "Born to be posthumous : the eccentric life and mysterious genius of Edward Gorey." New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
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