Runaway Girl: The Artist Louie Bourgeois

Author(s): Jan Greenberg and Sandra jordan


Written for young teenagers, this is an intimate look at the life and work of sculptor Louise Bourgeois. Family photographs and reproductions of Bourgeois's work are interspersed with exclusive interviews, selections from the artist's journals and clear text.

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"I was in effect a runaway girl....All my work in the past 50 years, all my subjects, have found their inspiration in my childhood."

Jan Greenberg is the author of five books on American art and architecture and seven works of fiction for young readers. Her many awards include an ALA Notable, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Booklist Editor's Choice, IRA Teacher's Choice, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor. She was the editor of "Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art," which received the Michael L. Printz Honor Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature from the American Library Association. She lives in St. Louise, Missouri. Sandra Jordan is an editor and a photographer as well as a writer of award-winning books.

General Fields

  • : 9780810942370
  • : Harry N. Abrams
  • : Abrams Image
  • : June 2003
  • : 254mm X 216mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jan Greenberg and Sandra jordan
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 80
  • : colour illustrations