Lives Like Loaded Guns

Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Product Number: EB00389678
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101190197
Publisher: Penguin Books
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In 1882, Emily Dickinson's brother Austin began a passionate love affair with Mabel Todd, a young Amherst faculty wife, setting in motion a series of events that would forever change the lives of the Dickinson family. The feud that erupted as a result has continued for over a century. Lyndall Gordon, an award-winning biographer, tells the riveting story of the Dickinsons, and reveals Emily as a very different woman from the pale, lovelorn recluse that exists in the popular imagination. Thanks to unprecedented use of letters, diaries, and legal documents, Gordon digs deep into the life and work of Emily Dickinson, to reveal the secret behind the poet's insistent seclusion, and presents a woman beyond her time who found love, spiritual sustenance, and immortality all on her own terms. An enthralling story of creative genius, filled with illicit passion and betrayal, Lives Like Loaded Guns is sure to cause a stir among Dickinson's many devoted readers and scholars.

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Author(s): Lyndall Gordon
Original Publish Date: Jun 10, 2010

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Author(s): Lyndall Gordon
Narrator(s): Wanda McCaddon
Product Number Z100028861
Released: Jun 29, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400197767

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