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Dear Genius

The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

by Leonard S. Marcus

  • 285 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Nordstrom, Ursula,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary,
  • Publishing,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History,
  • Children"s literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Publishers and publishing,
  • United States,
  • 20th century,
  • Book editors

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMaurice Sendak (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9247321M
    ISBN 100064462358
    ISBN 109780064462358
    OCLC/WorldCa36858006

    Get this from a library! Dear genius: the letters of Ursula Nordstrom. [Ursula Nordstrom; Leonard S Marcus; HarperCollins (Firm),] -- Ursula Nordstrom was the director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from to and "the single most creative force for innovation in children's book publishing in the United. Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom by Marcus, Leonard S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Get this from a library! Dear genius a memoir of my life with Truman Capote. [Jack Dunphy] -- Jack Dunphy was Truman Capote's lover for thirty-five years. This book is part biography, part fiction. Dear Genius The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom by Leonard S Marcus available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Nordstrom, director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from to , is a.

    Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Dear Genius: A Memoir of My Life with Truman Capote by Jack Dunphy. McGraw-Hill Companies, The, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps .


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Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Paperback – March 1, by Leonard S. Marcus (Author)Cited by: 1. Dear Genius book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

She trusted her immense intuition and generous heart--and published th /5. "Dunphy also wrote Dear Genius: A Memoir of My Dear Genius book with Truman Capote, published by McGraw-Hill in According to the review atthe book is actually a novel, with the subtitle provided by the publisher; Dunphy had subtitled the manuscript more accurately A Tribute to Truman Capote."Cited by: 1.

Horn Book Fanfare She trusted her immense intuition and generous heart--and published the most. Ursula Nordstrom, director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from towas arguably the single most creative force for innovation in children's book publishing in the United States during the twentieth century.

Leonard S. Marcus is a historian, biographer, and critic whose many books include Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; and Storied City. In addition, he has been Parenting magazine's children's book reviewer since This is his first picture book.5/5(2).

Dear Genius book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography by Truman Capote's companion of thirty-five years of /5.

In "Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom," biographer Leonard S. Marcus allows his subject to speak for herself. By doing so Marcus mirrors the woman he profiles and the symmetry between biographer and subject sets the dynamic tone for this book.5/5. Yes, fiction: "Dear Genius," though billed as a memoir, is actually a *novel.* It does include Dunphy and Capote as characters (Dunphy narrates some sections), and one can safely assume that there is a good deal of factual material in the sections describing their Cited by: 1.

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In "Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom," biographer Leonard S. Marcus allows his subject to speak for herself. By doing so Marcus mirrors the woman he profiles and the symmetry between biographer and subject sets the dynamic tone for this rom's editorial prowess is evident in the correspondence she carried on with her authors during a publishing career that spanned over 30 by: 1.

His career began in dance and show business but soon turned to writing short stories and novels, and plays that were produced Off Broadway. Trained in ballet under Catherine Littlefield, Mr. Dunphy toured with the Balanchine company in South America and danced at the World's Fair in New York/5(12).

Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Paperback – 1 April by Leonard S Marcus (Author)5/5(12). To the Editor: I was delighted to read the laudatory remarks about Ursula Nordstrom in Rebecca Pepper Sinkler's review of ''Dear Genius'' (March 22).

Full of wit and humor, they are immensely entertaining, thought-provoking, and moving in their revelation of the devotion and high-voltage intellect of an incomparably gifted editor, mentor, and /5(). Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.

Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. DEAR GENIUS: A MEMOIR OF MY LIFE WITH TRUMAN CAPOTE By Jack Dunphy - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. See details - DEAR GENIUS. Dear genius: the letters of Ursula Nordstrom. Ursula Nordstrom was the director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from to and "the single most creative force for innovation in children's book publishing in the United States during the twentieth century.": One of the most remarkable things about this extraordinary woman was her prolific correspondence with her cherished team of children's book authors and illustrators, all of whom she liked to call "Genius.".

Children's book historian Leonard S. Marcus writes on his recent visit to China, where his 'Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom' has just been published in Simplified Chinese.

The book is a collection of warm and witty letters from Ms. Nordstrom, editorial director of Harper’s Department of Books for Boys and Girls from toto her team of children’s book.

Dunphy also wrote Dear Genius: A Memoir of My Life with Truman Capote, published by McGraw-Hill in According to the review atthe book is actually a novel, with the subtitle provided by the publisher; Dunphy had subtitled the manuscript more accurately A Tribute to Truman Capote.

Plays. Dunphy's plays include:Partner: Truman Capote. Dear genius a memoir of my life with Truman Capote by Dunphy, Jack. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. Canadian Libraries. Uploaded by associate-angela-dugas on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages: Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, published intells the story of Celie, a Black woman in the South. Celie writes letters to God in which she tells about her life–her roles as daughter.Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom by Ursula Nordstrom ratings, average rating, reviews Dear Genius Quotes Showing of 3 “I am a former child, and I haven't forgotten a thing.”Cited by: 1.