The Art & Life of Annie Truxell
[via mefi projects
]: Annie Truxell is a well known painter who has lived a long and fascinating life. Her adventures have been legendary, encompassing Greenwich Village in the 50s, London in the 60s and India in the 70s. She was friends with Franz Klein, Bill de Kooning, Truman Capote, Terry Southern, Mati Klarwein & many other wild & woolly people.
posted by The Whelk
on Jul 12, 2009 -
Its previous owner named it the Old Kentucky Home.
For Thomas Wolfe
, it was the home of his youth, a boarding house
run by his mother, Julia Wolfe. Now it's known as the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, located in
Altamont Asheville, North Carolina
, and its website offers fair overview of Wolfe, and even his legendary editor, Maxwell Perkins
. Wolfe, the author of Look Homeward, Angel
), Of Time and the River
), and You Can't Go Home Again
), among other works. Text file copies courtesy of Project Gutenberg Australia.
posted by Atreides
on Jun 19, 2009 -