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Laura Claridge
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Laura Claridge is the author of several books, including Norman Rockwell: A Life and Tamara de Lempicka: A Life of Deco and Decadence. Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant and won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. Claridge received her Ph.D. in British Romanticism and literary theory and was a tenured professor of English at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis until 1997. She has written features and reviews for The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor and has appeared frequently in the national... Read More

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Emily Post
Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners
Written by Laura Claridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $18.00

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Emily Post
Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners
Written by Laura Claridge


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Norman Rockwell
A Life
Written by Laura Claridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 25, 2003
Price: $16.95

“[An] excellent and thorough new biography.” —Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times

Norman Rockwell’s hundreds of memorable covers for The Saturday Evening Post made him a twentieth-century American icon. However, because of the very popularity of his idealized depictions of middle-class life, his more serious paintings have been largely ignored, and he... Read more >
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Norman Rockwell

Written by Laura Claridge


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2001
Price: $13.99

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