Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters

by Charlotte Jones Voiklis (Author), Léna Roy (Author)
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This middle-grade biography explores the life and works of Madeleine L'Engle ?written by her granddaughters.

This elegant and insightful biography of Madeleine L?Engle (1918?2007) was written by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy. Using never-before-seen archival materials that include photographs, poems, letters, and journal entries from when Madeleine was a child until just after the publication of her classic, A Wrinkle in Time, her granddaughters weave together an in-depth and unique view of the famous writer. It is a story of overcoming obstacles?a lonely childhood, financial insecurity, and countless rejections of her writing?and eventual triumph. Becoming Madeleine will speak not only to fans of the icon?s work, but also to anyone interested in writing.

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Book details

Publication date
February 05, 2018
Paper ISBN
File size
70 MB