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A Piece of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062356260
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Published: William Morrow - February 21st, 2017

Beginning in 1939, "Andy" Wyeth, peassionate about painting, spends summers practicing his art at a Maine farmhouse, where 46 year-old Christina Olson and her brother, Al, have always lived. Christina, mostly a recluse due to her crippled body, looks forawrd to these summers and doesn't see Andy's taking over her house as an intrusion. A story of Christina's determination to lead a normal life, this details the setbacks of her disappointments, as well as the conquering of her greatest challenges. Her familiar face in the famous Wyeth paintings finally has a back story, which makes those gorgeous portraits only richer!