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The Resource Have you been good? : a memoir, Vanessa Nicolson

Have you been good? : a memoir, Vanessa Nicolson

Label
Have you been good? : a memoir
Title
Have you been good?
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Vanessa Nicolson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vanessa Nicolson is the granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson. She was born to an illustrious name and an unhappy marriage. Her father, the art historian Ben Nicolson, was homosexual and his marriage to Vanessa's Italian mother fell apart when Vanessa was very young. In this powerful and meditative memoir she chronicles her disjointed childhood and reckless youth, including holidays at Sissinghurst Castle with her cousins, and her experience of a liberal English boarding school. Interlinked with her story is that of her daughter Rosa, who died, aged 19. This book is a meditation on the threads of love and loss that weave through a life and an examination of the meaning of cultural privilege in the context of emotional deprivation
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nicolson, Vanessa
Dewey number
  • 941'.085'092
  • 941.085092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicolson, Vanessa
  • Nicolson, Vanessa
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Women art historians
  • Art historians
  • Biography
Label
Have you been good? : a memoir, Vanessa Nicolson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781783780761
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781783780761
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Have you been good? : a memoir, Vanessa Nicolson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781783780761
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781783780761
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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