The Fairy Tale Girl

The Fairy Tale Girl

Book - 2015
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Based on the diaries Susan has kept since she was in her 20s, The Fairy Tale Girl is book one of a two part series. Together the books are an illustrated memoir, charmingly designed in Susan's style with her whimsical watercolors and personal photographs. It's an enchanting story of love and loss, mystery and magic that begins in a geranium-colored house in California, and ends up, like any good fairy tale, on the right side of the rabbit hole, in a small cottage in the woods on the New England Island of Martha's Vineyard. The Fairy Tale Girl humorously explores Susan's journey as an artist and as a girl/woman, from the 1950s through the 1980s. In the first book of the series we get a revealing view of Susan's early life as the oldest of eight children and the marriage she imagined would be forever; it's filled with inspiration, romance and discovery, and a leap into the unknown.
Publisher: Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts : Spring Street Publishing, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780996044011
0996044019
Characteristics: 288 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

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Holly says: "The prequel to A Fine Romance. A joyous read! Based on the journal Susan Branch kept as a young girl through her early thirties, readers will follow her journey from adolescence into adulthood. It made me laugh and cry! If you enjoy her cookbooks you will appreciate this boo... Read More »


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