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The truth about Lorin Jones

Alison Lurie

The truth about Lorin Jones

by Alison Lurie

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Published by Joseph .
Written in English


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Pagination[256]p
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL23749573M
ISBN 100718130952

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Feb 07,  · Certainly, as with most of Alison Lurie's novels, there is a strong vein of satirical humour in "The Truth about Lorin Jones", and much of this is directed at Jeanne and her circle. Jeanne is portrayed as hypocritical, selfish and manipulative, shamelessly sponging off Polly and using her in much the same way as feminists criticise men for using women/5(15).

We all know that Alison Lurie writes extremely well, so it is no surprise her The Truth About Lorin Jones is interesting and suspenseful.

This is the story of a 39 year old intelligent, divorced New York mother who plans to write the biography of a female artist who /5. In this comedy by a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a biographer out to vindicate a neglected female artist learns that the truth is never tidy.

Polly Alter is through with men. Recovering from her divorce, she has taken a year off from her museum job to write a biography of Lorin Jones, a sensitive painter who died young and nearly The truth about Lorin Jones book Open Road Media.

The Truth about Lorin Jones. In her wry, ironic manner, Lurie (Foreign Affairs) integrates two themes into this diverting novel, one a comic send-up of radical feminists and the other an exploration of the relationship between an artist's life and her art.

The two issues coincide for protagonist Polly Alter. May 01,  · The Truth About Lorin Jones is a happy farce about Poor Polly's attempt to write a biography about her hero, Lorin Jones, with whom she has formed a metaphysical connection. She's all prepared to write the definitive story of female artistic genius stifled, exploited and doomed by the male chauvinism of the art world/5(5).

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Polly Alter is through with men. Recovering from her divorce, she has taken a year off from her museum job to write a biography o. In this comedy by a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a biographer out to vindicate a neglected female artist learns that the truth is never tidy.

Polly Alter is through with men. Recovering from her divorce, she has taken a year off from her museum job to write a biography of Lorin Jones, a sensitive painter who died young and nearly forgotten/5(2). Feb 01,  · Certainly, as with most of Alison Lurie's novels, there is a strong vein of satirical humour in "The Truth about Lorin Jones", and much of this is directed at Jeanne and her circle.

Jeanne is portrayed as hypocritical, selfish and manipulative, shamelessly sponging off Polly and using her in much the same way as feminists criticise men for using saltybreezeandpinetrees.coms: 5. "As chronicler of the life and work of brilliant artist Lorin Jones, Polly Alter - museum curator and would-be painter - at first has it all figured out.

Lorin, left to die alone in Key West, was done in by the white, male art establishment. But as Polly's interviewing progresses, Lorin comes down from her pedestal, and her "villains" emerge as likeable persons; at the same time, some of the /5(2).

According to PW, this is both a comic send-up of radical feminists and an exploration of the relationship between an artist's life and her art. (May). Truth About Lorin Jones (Abacus Books) by Lurie, Alison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at saltybreezeandpinetrees.com Dec 16,  · THE MONDAY BOOK: The Truth about Lorin Jones, by Alison Lurie This is an odd book, and a compelling one.

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The truth about Lorin Jones: a novel. [Alison Lurie] -- "As chronicler of the life and work of brilliant artist Lorin Jones, Polly Alter - museum curator and would-be painter - at first has it all figured out.

Lorin, left to die alone in Key West, was. Nov 13,  · In this comedy by a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a biographer out to vindicate a neglected female artist learns that the truth is never tidy.

Polly Alter is /5(2). Lurie's eighth is a fascinating exploration of sexual behavior: the story of a biographer's treacherous search for her subject, a contemporary American artist named Lorin Jones, who died in Get this from a library.

The truth about Lorin Jones. [Alison Lurie] -- By the author of "Foreign affairs". Art historian Polly Alter embarks on a biography of Lorin Jones, an American woman painter. In the course of her investigations she learns much applicable to her. THE TRUTH ABOUT LORIN JONES By Alison Lurie. Boston: Little, Brown & Company.

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The Truth About Lorin Jones is a happy farce about Poor Polly's attempt to write a biography about her hero, Lorin Jones, with whom she has formed a metaphysical connection. She's all prepared to write the definitive story of female artistic genius stifled, exploited and /5(14).Editions for The Truth About Lorin Jones: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published i Cited by: 2.The Truth About Lorin Jones: Books - saltybreezeandpinetrees.com Skip to main content.

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