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Picture Palace By Paul Theroux

Picture Palace
by Paul Theroux

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As seventy-year-old world-class photographer Maude Coffin Pratt picks through her archives in preparation for a triumphant retrospective on her life and work, she is overwhelmed with memories from her past. Reprint. NYT.
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Picture Palace by Paul Theroux

World-famous photographer Maude Coffin Pratt has pointed her lens at the beautiful, obscure, and obscene, and at the private places and public parts of the famous, from Gertrude Stein to Graham Greene. When the seventy-year-old Maude rummages through her archives in preparation for a triumphant retrospective, the resurrected images unleash a flood of suppressed memories -- of her extraordinary life, her celebrated subjects, and the dark, painful secret at the core of her existence.

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Picture Palace by Paul Theroux
Paul Theroux
Used - Very Good
Penguin Books Ltd
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1978 Winner of Whitbread Prize (Novel) 1978
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