(PDF READ) [Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask] ↠ Lynn Esmay

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  • Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask
  • Lynn Esmay
  • English
  • 10 April 2020
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Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask characters ↠ 106 Lynn Esmay Ê 6 review E in the exuberant days of the Gilded Age Her Yaddo estate gifted as a retreat for artists has nurtured since 1926 such cultural icons as John Cheever Truman Capote Aaron Copland Leonard Bernstein Henry Roth James Baldwin Langston Hughes Eudora Welty Katherine Ann Porter Bernard Malamud Alice Walker Mario Puzo Yaddo continues as America’s premier artists’ retreat and has been the inspiration for 66 Pulit. A work of historical fiction rooted in correspondence and material from the Yaddo archives A broad outline of Katrina Trask s life as a writer philanthropist and partner to both Spencer Trask and George Foster Peabody Moving on from the unimaginable losses of four children resulted in channelling her grief into a vision for nurturing artists and creativity and ultimately into the Yaddo that exists today See yaddoorg

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Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask

Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask characters ↠ 106 Lynn Esmay Ê 6 review This novel is historical fiction It is told in the voice and style of the real Lady of Yaddo taken from correspondence scrapbooks and records held in the Yaddo archives of the New York Public Library and from Katrina’s own literary worksMillionaire’s wife renowned poet hostess to the well known in her country estate beloved of two strong men Katrina Trask shares her tumultuous memoir of heartache and hop. The year 2013 has been my Yaddo year as I have gone through training to be a docent at Yaddo Yaddo the mansion and home of Katrina and Spencer Trask is truly a magical place with centuries of history to learn and share I ve read copious material related to Yaddo and find that Esmay s accountstory is uite true to history For me it helped to connect some of the dots in the richly layered history of Yaddo I found it to be very readable and as with all Yaddo material fascinating The author gave fair distribution to the portrayal of the wealthy during the Gilded Age and the generosity of Katrina in her desire to share her wealth with others with every opportunity she saw

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Lady of Yaddo The Gilded Age Memoir of Katrina Trask characters ↠ 106 Lynn Esmay Ê 6 review Zer prizes 61 National Book Awards 40 National Book Critics Circle Awards a Nobel prize and notable achievements in film and musicThe memoir lives on a landscape of the social and economic dichotomies of the time revelry of racetrack and casino and Victorian sobriety; bigotry and greed and progressive reform; factory sweatshops and elite summer colonies; drumbeat of World War I and the peace of woods and wat. Christmas gift from Carol Stewart 2013 Creation of an artist colony in Saratoga SpringsNY after the death of the Trask s 4 children Written and self published by a docent