Dear Theo: the autobiography of Vincent van Gogh

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Doubleday, 1946 - Art - 572 pages
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He was a wonderful writer. - Goodreads
I read to gain more insight on him and his paintings. - Goodreads
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A 300 page letter to a red headed man explaining he will never be normal even if he dyes his hair. Tragedy ensues when he decides to continue living, and rubs it (and his disgusting freckles) in everyone's face. Read full review


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About the author (1946)

Irving Stone was born Irvin Tenenbaum on July 14, 1903, in San Francisco, California. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from U. C. Berkeley in 1923 and a Master's Degree in 1924 from the University of Southern California. Stone first came to prominence with the publication of Lust for Life, a vivid fictionalized biography of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. He is known for his historically accurate fictionalized biographies. Stone won a Western Spur Award for Men to Match My Mountains and was a member of the Western Writers of America in 1959. Irving Stone August 26, 1989 at the age of 86.

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