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The Man Whistler
Hesketh Pearson
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The Man Whistler

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Hardcover, 198 pages
Published February 1st 1979 by Taplinger Publishing Company
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Oct 29, 2015 Patricia rated it really liked it
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At under 200 pages this is a quick and easy read. Hesketh Pearson is a reliably interesting biographer of the mid C20th school and and can cover a person's life in a few short pages. I wouldn't have wanted more. Whistler was not always an easy man to spend time with.

Young Whistler was an attractive personality, the bohemian Whistler as Pearson would have it, but the more mature Whistler was argumentative and disagreeable. He quarrelled with all of his friends eventually. His world is that wonde
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Hesketh Pearson was born in Worcestershire, England. He went on the stage in 1911, a career which was interrupted by World War I, during which time he began to write for his own amusement. Returning to the stage, he acted in many London productions and in 1930 played in several cities in America.

When not acting Mr. Pearson was writing, and his first biography, that of his ancestor Dr. Erasmus Da
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