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This novel is historical fiction It Yaddo The Epub #180 is told in the voice and style of the real Lady of Yaddo taken from correspondence scrapbooks and records held in the Yaddo archives of the New York Public Library and from Katrina’s own literary worksMillionaire’s wife renowned poet hostess to the well known in her country estate beloved of two strong men Katrina Trask shares her tumultuous memoir of heartache an. The year 2013 has been my Yaddo year as I have gone through training to be a docent at Yaddo Yaddo the mansion and home of Katrina and Spencer Trask is truly a magical place with centuries of history to learn and share I ve read copious material related to Yaddo and find that Esmay s accountstory is uite true to history For me it helped to connect some of the dots in the richly layered history of Yaddo I found it to be very readable and as with all Yaddo material fascinating The author gave fair distribution to the portrayal of the wealthy during the Gilded Age and the generosity of Katrina in her desire to share her wealth with others with every opportunity she saw
characters Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask
Zer prizes National Book Awards National Book Critics Circle Awards of Yaddo The ePUB #180 a Nobel prize and notable achievements in film and musicThe memoir lives on a landscape of the social and economic dichotomies of the time revelry of racetrack and casino and Victorian sobriety bigotry and greed and progressive reform factory sweatshops and elite summer colonies drumbeat of World War I and the peace of woods and wate. Loved it Liked the memoir style in which it was written Felt like I came to know the real true character that was the true embodiment of the woman Katrina Trask Enjoyed reading about the history of Yaddo Saratoga Springs NY and Lake George
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D hope in the exuberant Lady of ePUB #192 days of the Gilded Age Her Yaddo estate gifted as a retreat for artists has nurtured since such cultural icons as John Cheever Truman Capote Aaron Copland Leonard Bernstein Henry Roth James Baldwin Langston Hughes Eudora Welty Katherine Ann Porter Bernard Malamud Alice Walker Mario Puzo Yaddo continues as America’s premier artists’ retreat and has been the inspiration for Pulit.