Published January 1, 2006
by Orange County Museum of Art .
Written in English
|Contributions||William C. Agee (Contributor), Patricia Sue Canterbury (Contributor), Wanda M. Corn (Contributor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||152|
To order Villa America for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Author: Lara Feigel. Liza Klaussmann's Villa America is so artful and compassionate that I couldn't fail to love the Murphys and everyone who fell into their orbit during those Lost Generation years, all of them fascinating and flawed and human. This is a beautifully rendered story. Villa America is a fictional imagining of the real lives of Americans Sara and Gerald Murphy who, in the heady years of s France, presided over a group of expatriate writers, painters, singers and dancers--including Pablo Picasso and Cole Porter, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos and F. Scott Fitzgerald. This dazzling cast of characters /5(). The Paperback of the Villa America: A Novel by Liza Klaussmann at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! an international bestseller for which she won a British National Book Award, the Elle Grand Prix for Fiction and was named Amazon UK's Rising Star of the Year in A former journalist, Klaussmann was born Brooklyn, New York /5(5).
Villa America. This is a real house and was built by Sara and Gerald Murphy as a creative bolt hole and party playground as it became known. Expat Americans living the high life with cocktails in one hand and champagne in the other. “The Murphy’s had invented summer in the Riviera”. The title of this book is a little misleading. Not really about Villa America for the most part. I have read other books about the Murphys which gave a clearer picture of their lives so maybe I'm unfairly and unfavorably comparing this book to other accounts. I didn't care for several things but I don't want to spoil anything for potential readers/5(). Ravishing, heart-breaking, and written with enviable poise, Villa America delivers on all the promise of Liza Klaussmann's bestselling debut, Tigers in Red Weather. It is an overwhelming, unforgettable novel.5/5(4). Readers’ questions about Villa America. 3 questions answered. It makes a great stand alone read I didn't know any of the history behind the book before I started reading more Yes it definitely does. It makes a great stand alone read I didn't know any of the history behind the book before I started reading.
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