The Resource The age of light, Whitney Scharer

The age of light, Whitney Scharer

Label
The age of light
Title
The age of light
Statement of responsibility
Whitney Scharer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
‘I'd rather take a photograph than be one,' says Lee Miller, shortly after she arrives in Paris in 1929. Gorgeous and talented, Lee has left behind a successful modelling career at Vogue to pursue her dream of being an artist. There she catches the eye of the famous Surrealist artist Man Ray. An egotistical, charismatic force, Lee is drawn to him immediately. Though he initially wants to use her as a model, Lee is determined to become Man's photography assistant instead. As their personal and professional lives become further entwined, Lee is consumed by two desires: to become a famous photographer and to have a healthy and loving relationship. But as Lee asserts herself and moves from being a muse to an artist, Man's jealousy spirals out of control, and their mutual betrayals threaten to destroy them both. Richly detailed and filled with a cast of famous characters, The Age of Light is a captivating historical novel about ambition, love, and the personal price of making art. In exploring Lee's complicated and fascinating history, Whitney Scharer has brought a brilliant and pioneering artist out of the shadow of a man's story and into the light
Summary
Inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer, Lee Miller relocates to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial Surrealist, Man Ray
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2019
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10755043
Cataloging source
BT
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Scharer, Whitney
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miller, Lee
  • Man Ray
  • Models (Persons)
  • Women photographers
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The age of light, Whitney Scharer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published 2019 by Little, Brown and Company, New York
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781509889136
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The age of light, Whitney Scharer
Publication
Note
First published 2019 by Little, Brown and Company, New York
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781509889136
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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