The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock audiobook

The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72

By Molly Peacock
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In The Paper Garden, celebrated poet Molly Peacock explores the remarkable life of 18th-century British gentlewoman-turned-artist Mary Delany. In the 1770s, at the age of 72, the twice-widowed and nearly broke Delany turned her interest in botany into beautiful paper "mosaick" flowers still revered today. ". not only an introduction to a unique artist, but also a whole bouquet of thoughts and observations about the flow of life."-Washington Post

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In The Paper Garden, celebrated poet Molly Peacock explores the remarkable life of 18th-century British gentlewoman-turned-artist Mary Delany. In the 1770s, at the age of 72, the twice-widowed and nearly broke Delany turned her interest in botany into beautiful paper "mosaick" flowers still revered today. ". not only an introduction to a unique artist, but also a whole bouquet of thoughts and observations about the flow of life."-Washington Post

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Author Bio: Molly Peacock

Author Bio: Molly Peacock

Molly Peacock, biographer and distinguished poet, is the author of The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72, as well as seven volumes of poetry, including The Analyst: Poems. She is an arts activist and, with a friend, started what became a cultural institution in New York City: Poetry in Motion on the subways and buses. She is a former Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellow and a dual American and Canadian citizen.


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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English