Lust for Life by Irving Stone

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The book captures the atmosphere of the Paris of the Post-Impressionists and reconstructs the development of Van Gogh's art.
 

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Irving Stone was born Irvin Tenenbaum on July 14, 1903, in San Francisco, California. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from U. C. Berkeley in 1923 and a Master's Degree in 1924 from the University of Southern California. Stone first came to prominence with the publication of Lust for Life, a vivid fictionalized biography of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. He is known for his historically accurate fictionalized biographies. Stone won a Western Spur Award for Men to Match My Mountains and was a member of the Western Writers of America in 1959. Irving Stone August 26, 1989 at the age of 86.
 
Published January 1, 1971 by R.R. Sheth. 332 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Note -- deadline date on first edition of this illustrated edition of Lust for Life -- April 13th.

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Noted in the last issue -- as a modern classic shortly to be available in a new trade edition.

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