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Beatrix Potter

A Life in Nature

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Beatrix Potter by Linda Lear
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Beatrix Potter's books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.

Author Biography

Always intrigued by how the lives of artists and writers have been influenced by the natural world, Linda Lear discovered quite by accident that Beatrix Potter had passions and interests way beyond those of her legendary series of little books for children. A professor of environmental history and the author of the prize-winning biography, Rachel Carson: Witness of Nature, Lear is an enthusiastic horticulturalist and collector of botanical art.
Release date NZ
March 6th, 2008
Author
Collection
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
4 x 8 page colour/black and white insets
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
608
Dimensions
129x198x27
ISBN-13
9780141003108
Product ID
1687866

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