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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marjorie Price  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago


-- Website -- http://www.marjorieprice.com
-- Marjorie Price on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=marjorie+price


Illinois Connection

She was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Price is a painter and author. She graduated from Stanford University and returned to Chicago to paint before moving to Europe for several decades. She began her writing career by drawing on her sartistic talents to write several children's books. She also worked in television, acted in regional theater, and founded the Centre d'Art de la Salle, in Brittany, France, in 1960. ''A Gift from Brittany'' is her memoir.Marjorie Price lives and works as a painter and author in New York City.


Selected Titles At Your Library

A gift from Brittany :
ISBN: 9781592404346. OCLC Number: 233547987

Gotham Books,. .

A gift from Brittany :
ISBN: 1592404340. OCLC Number: 233547987

Gotham Books,. .

AlphaDabbles :
ISBN: 0394843037. OCLC Number: 5239519

Pantheon Books,. .

Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by designs made by repeating the letter. Includes pages on which the reader can draw his own designs.

Additional Title Information

  • AlphaDabbles: A Playful Alphabet

    , Pantheon Books, 1980

  • A Gift From Brittany: A Memoir of Love and Loss in the French Countryside

    , Gotham Books, 2008


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