LOOKING FOR ANNE: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic
Edition: First printing.
Toronto: Key Porter Books, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which answers many questions about the life of the author of one of the most popular books of the early 20th century, one which has sold over 50 million copies and never been out of print since it first appeared in 1908. This study draws "on a vast array of neglected and unknown sources, [and] establishes new connections between Montgomery's isolated life in Cavendish, P.E.I., and the metropolitan existence that she consumed vicariously through magazines published in New York, Boston and Philadelphia" (Globe and Mail) Montgomery's life began in the rural family farmhouse on Prince Edward Island, the place that became the inspiration for Green Gables. Illustrated with both black and white and full color photographs, including color pictures of the first and early editions of 'Anne of Green Gables.' Map of Prince Edward Island. Notes, selected bibliography, index. 312 pp. ISBN: 978-1552639856.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.