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
Van Gogh was a beautiful writer. - Goodreads
Nevermind that he was also writing - Goodreads

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I had to read these letters slowly, because each brought a flood of color, art, and human emotions to my mind. Vincent was very well read, and he wrote almost as beautifully as he painted Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

Honest, vivid and beautifully expressed wisdom flows through each page. There is no playing with words and perplexed meanings. It an authentic yet aesthetically rich diary opening a tiny window into Vincent's overwhelmingly emotional world. 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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