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Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson

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Walter Anderson (1903-1965) was a prolific, fiercely individual artist renowned for his matchless style, his lonely independence, and his astonishingly creative works of art. Devoted to the beauty of the natural world, Anderson emblazoned the events of his everyday life into art that expressed a unique and absorbing vision.

This compelling biography, published in celebratio
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Hardcover, 367 pages
Published October 17th 2003 by University Press of Mississippi
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Sep 26, 2007 K. rated it it was amazing
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The author is a dear friend, but even if I didn't know him, I'd give this one five stars. I know the Anderson family well, and I know it is impossible to tell their story--a story of genius, art, wild spirit in a little Mississippi town, and survival--without displeasing some of them. We all have our versions of the family story. However Christopher has done a masterful job of examining Walter Anderson's (very) uneasy life--and the lives of those he loved--and has shaped meticulous research into ...more
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