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Published by Brilliance Audio Unabridged .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Norris, Kathleen,,
  • Audiobooks,
  • American - General,
  • Poets, American,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Literary,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Biography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • 20th century,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSandra Burr (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8826063M
ISBN 101587884216
ISBN 109781587884214

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As Norris recounts in The Virgin of Bennington, her fourth memoir, the distance between Honolulu and New England was more than geographical. Though academically rigorous, Bennington in the '60s was a playground for wealthy, "artsy" girls, members of the . The Virgin of Bennington - The Virgin of Bennington audiobook, by Kathleen Norris The book her devoted readers have been waiting for. At last, New York Times betselling author Kathleen Norris's first continuous narrativea story of sex, drugs, and poetry. After spending her high school years in Hawaii, Kathleen Norris was woefully unprepared for Bennington College in the. The Virgin Of Bennington. In , when I was seventeen, I became Nick Carraway. That is, I found myself living out the core of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, which is how young westerners adapt-or do not adapt-to what seems to them the . THE VIRGIN OF BENNINGTON Kathleen Norris, Author THE VIRGIN OF BENNINGTON Kathl $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book .

The Virgin of Bennington [excerpt] - In these excerpts from Norris's book, she describes Betty Kray, the first executive director of the Academy of.   The Virgin of Bennington (Paperback) By Kathleen Norris. Riverhead Books, , pp. Publication Date: April 2, Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc (6/1/) MP3 CD (6/10/). Download the virgin of bennington ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format. the virgin of bennington also available in docx and mobi. Read the virgin of bennington online, read in mobile or Kindle.   Shy and sheltered as a young woman, Kathleen Norris wasn't prepared for the sex, drugs, and bohemianism of Bennington College in the late s**-and when she moved to New York City after graduation, it was a case of out of the frying pan and into the this chronicle, Norris remembers the education she received, both formal and fortuitous; the influence of her Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.