Beatrix Potter: The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Genius by Linda Lear

Beatrix Potter: The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Genius by Linda Lear

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A collection of biographies: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.

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"Beatrix Potter"'s books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.

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SKU GOR001235421
Title Beatrix Potter: The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Genius
Author By (author) Linda Lear
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 608
ISBN 10 0141003103
ISBN 13 9780141003108
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

"Beatrix Potter"'s books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001235421
Title Beatrix Potter: The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Genius
Author By (author) Linda Lear
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 608
ISBN 10 0141003103
ISBN 13 9780141003108
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No